Tang Dynasty Poem:
"Song of the Bamboo Stalks"

by Liu Yu-Hsi (772-842AD)

Red blossoms: mountain peach, upon the heights,
Shu River: floods of spring caress the mountain, flowing.
The flowers bloom and fade, so like his love.
The water run on endlessly: my sorrow.

 

 

From Wikipedia: Liu Yuxi (Wade-Giles: Liu Yü-hsi; simplified Chinese: 刘禹锡; traditional Chinese: 劉禹錫; pinyin: Liú Yǔxī) (772–842) was a Chinese poet, philosopher, and essayist, active during the Tang Dynasty.

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