Bai Juyi

(772–846 / Taiyuan, Shanxi)

Bai Juyi Poems

41. Rain 8/9/2012
42. Poems in Depression, at Wei Village 8/9/2012
43. Planting Bamboos 8/9/2012
44. Peach Blossom at Dalin Temple 8/9/2012
45. On the Lake (2) 8/9/2012
46. On the Lake (1) 8/9/2012
47. On His Baldness 8/9/2012
48. On Being Stricken With Paralysis 3/21/2012
49. Night Snow 8/9/2012
50. Night on the West River 3/21/2012
51. Losing a Slave Girl 8/9/2012
52. Lodging with the Old Man of the Stream 8/9/2012
53. Lazy Man's Song 3/21/2012
54. Kept Waiting! 3/21/2012
55. In Early Summer Lodging in a Temple to Enjoy the Moonlight 8/9/2012
56. Illness and Idleness 8/9/2012
57. Hearing the Early Oriole 8/9/2012
58. Grasses 1/1/2004
59. Grass 8/9/2012
60. Golden Bells 3/21/2012

Song of the Guitar.

In the tenth year of Yuanhe I was banished and demoted to be assistant official in Jiujiang. In the summer of the next year I was seeing a friend leave Penpu and heard in the midnight from a neighbouring boat a guitar played in the manner of the capital. Upon inquiry, I found that the player had formerly been a dancing-girl there and in her maturit

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