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I’m not sure why I’m drawn to Chinese poetry, I’m not a poet, don’t have a degree in English nor am I even a student of the arts other than appreciation. Chinese poetry, however, I not only enjoy, but can … Continue reading
Spires of needle and bark, black against lightening sky, The majesty of waking – I feel it coming. Touch of snow, burning frost on flesh – naught but pines greeting their sire with smiles beckoning. Ah, single repose! Time to … Continue reading
On Retirement Meeting, we dismount from our horses and drink wine. I inquire of your destination. You answer that you have no interest in this world And are retreating for rest in the Southern mountains. I would not ask you … Continue reading
This is a quote from the translator of a book of Chinese poetry who explains that the views of the poets are molded by the three basic Chinese philosophies: Lao Tzu (Taoism), Buddhism and Confucius. In aspiring to the larger … Continue reading