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Moss lined paths among scarlet peonies,

Pale jade mountains fill your rustic windows.

I envy you, inebriated with flowers,

Butterflies swirling on your dreams.

—Ch’ien Ch’i

This beautiful reward booklet deals a large sampling of chinese language verse, from the 1st century to our personal time, starting with the lyric poetry of Tu Fu, relocating to the folks songs of the Six Dynasties interval, directly to the Sung Dynasty, and to the current. additionally represented are a number of the best-known ladies of chinese language poetry, together with Li Ching-chao and Chu Shu-chen. those basic, obtainable yet profound poems come via to us with a panoramic immediacy in Kenneth Rexroth’s English versions—a tremendous reward for any lover of poetry.

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