Bai Juyi

Heat lingersAs days are still long;Early mornings are coolWhile autumn is still young.Dew on the lotusScatters pure perfume;Wind on the bamboosGives off a gentle tinkling.I am idle and lonely,Lying down all day,Sick and decayed;No one asks for me;Thin dusk before my gates,Cassia blossoms inch deep.

“Heat lingersAs days are still long;Early mornings are coolWhile autumn is still young.Dew on the lotusScatters pure perfume;Wind on the bamboosGives off a gentle tinkling.I … Read More