mjj (flemmings) wrote,

End of National Poetry Month

...and me not having posted for two weeks.

Let me then link this gossipy page, made up of newspaper columns, I gather; which talks about this and that, including translating Li Bai's warhorse and Li Shangyin's Pipang poem

ETA: Enh? That page renders Li Bai's third line literally as : Single (lonely) / sail / distant / scene / blue / hills / limitless. 空 means 'hills'? How?
Tags: chinese, verse

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