(551– 479 ( BC) / China)

Confucius Poems

1. An Officer Tells Of His Mean Employment 9/18/2010
2. Celebrating T'Ae-Sze's Freedom From Jealousy 9/18/2010
3. Celebrating The Goodness Of The Descendants Of King Wan 9/18/2010
4. Celebrating The Industry Of King Wan's Queen 9/18/2010
5. Celebrating The Opulence Of The Lords Of Ts'In 9/18/2010
6. Celebrating The Virtue Of King Wan's Bride 9/18/2010
7. Chwang Keang Bemoans Her Husband's Cruelty 9/18/2010
8. Celebrating A Hunting Expedition 9/18/2010
9. In Praise Of A Bride 9/18/2010
10. In Praise Of A Maiden 9/18/2010
11. In Praise Of A Ruler Of Ts'In 9/18/2010
12. King Seuen On The Occasion Of A Great Drought 9/18/2010
13. Lament For Three Brothers 9/18/2010
14. Lament Of A Bereaved Person 9/18/2010
15. Lamenting The Absence Of A Cherished Friend 9/18/2010
16. On Sacrificing To The Kings Woo, Ching, And K'Ang 9/18/2010
17. On The Misgovernment Of The State 9/18/2010
18. Praise Of A Rabbit-Catcher 9/18/2010
19. The Affection Of The Wives On The Joo 9/18/2010
20. The Complaint Of A Neglected Wife 9/18/2010
21. The Complaint Of An Officer 9/18/2010
22. The Condition Of King Seuen's Flocks 9/18/2010
23. The Drawbacks Of Poverty 9/18/2010
24. The Duke Of Chow Tells Of His Soldiers 9/18/2010
25. The Earl Of Shaou's Work 9/18/2010
26. The Easy Dignity Of The Officers At Some Court 9/18/2010
27. The Fruitfulness Of The Locust 9/18/2010
28. The Generous Nephew 9/18/2010
29. The Industry And Reverence Of A Prince's Wife 9/18/2010
30. The Lament Of A Lover 9/18/2010
31. The Love Of The People For The Duke Of Shaou 9/18/2010
32. The People's Admiration For Duke Woo 9/18/2010
33. The Plaint Of A Rejected Wife 9/18/2010
34. The Plaint Of King Yew's Forsaken Wife 9/18/2010
35. The Diligence Of The Young Wife Of An Officer 9/18/2010
36. The Rejoicings Of A Bridegroom 9/18/2010
37. The Diligence Of The Young Wife Of An Officer 9/18/2010
38. The Song Of The Plantain-Gatherers 9/18/2010
39. The Virtuous Manners Of The Young Women 9/18/2010
40. The Marriage Of A Princess 9/18/2010
Best Poem of Confucius

A Complaint

He lodged us in a spacious house,
And plenteous was our fare.
But now at every frugal meal
There's not a scrap to spare.
Alas! alas that this good man
Could not go on as he began!

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A Festal Ode

With sounds of happiness the deer
Browse on the celery of the meads.
A nobler feast is furnished here,
With guests renowned for noble deeds.
The lutes are struck; the organ blows,
Till all its tongues in movement heave.
Each basket loaded stands, and shows
The precious gifts the guests receive.
They love me and my mind will teach,

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