Treasure Island

Li Ching Chao

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Our Boat Starts At Night


Our boat starts at night
from the beach of Yen Kuang.

Great ships sail only for profit
Only small boats come here because of your fame.
The passers-by are embarrassed by your virtue.
So in the night we steal by the place where you used to fish.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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