Treasure Island

Tu Fu

(712-770 / Gong County / China)

Morning Rain


A slight rain comes, bathed in dawn light.
I hear it among treetop leaves before mist
Arrives. Soon it sprinkles the soil and,
Windblown, follows clouds away. Deepened

Colors grace thatch homes for a moment.
Flocks and herds of things wild glisten
Faintly. Then the scent of musk opens across
Half a mountain -- and lingers on past noon.

Submitted: Saturday, May 26, 2001
Edited: Saturday, May 26, 2001

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