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Mei Yuan

(1716 - 1798)

Just Done


All the heart needs is a home

in which to dwell in the quiet.

The flavor of desirelessness

lasts longest.



So a boy runs off

to snatch at floating willow silks...

If he didn't capture them

how could he let them go?

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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