Li Ching Chao

(1084 - 1151)

Li Ching Chao Poems

1. A Friend Sends Her Perfumed Carriage 1/1/2004
2. A Morning Dream 1/1/2004
3. As In A Dream 1/1/2004
4. At A Poetry Party I Am Given The Rhyme Chih 1/1/2004
5. Autumn Love 1/1/2004
6. Last Night 1/1/2004
7. Our Boat Starts At Night 1/1/2004
8. Sorrow 1/1/2004
9. Sorrow Of Departure 1/1/2004
10. The Double Ninth Festival 1/1/2004
11. The Sun Sets In Molten Gold 1/1/2004
12. To Lord Hu 1/1/2004
13. To The Tune 1/1/2004
14. To The Tune Of 1/1/2004
15. Tz'U No. 1 1/1/2004
16. Tz'U No. 10 (Exile) 1/1/2004
17. Tz'U No. 11 1/1/2004
18. Tz'U No. 12 1/1/2004
19. Tz'U No. 13 1/1/2004
20. Tz'U No. 15 1/1/2004
21. Tz'U No. 16 (Bajiao) 1/1/2004
22. Tz'U No. 17 (He Is Gone) 1/1/2004
23. Tz'U No. 18 1/1/2004
24. Tz'U No. 2 (Wine Joy) 1/1/2004
25. Tz'U No. 3 1/1/2004
26. Tz'U No. 4 1/1/2004
27. Tz'U No. 5 1/1/2004
28. Tz'U No. 6 (Waiting For You) 1/1/2004
29. Tz'U No. 7 1/1/2004
30. Tz'U No. 8 1/1/2004
31. Tz'U No. 9 (Weary) 1/1/2004
32. When Night Comes 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Li Ching Chao

A Morning Dream

This morning I dreamed I followed
Widely spaced bells, ringing in the wind,
And climbed through mists to rosy clouds.
I realized my destined affinity
With An Ch'i-sheng the ancient sage.
I met unexpectedly O Lu-hua
The heavenly maiden.

Together we saw lotus roots as big as boats.
Together we ate jujubes as huge as melons.
We were the guests of those on swaying lotus seats.
They spoke in splendid language,
Full of subtle meanings.
The argued with sharp words over paradoxes.
We drank tea brewed on living fire.

Although this might not help the ...

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Tz'U No. 4

To the tune of "Like a Dream"

Last night a sprinkling of rain,
a violent wind.

After a deep sleep, still not recovered
from the lingering effect of wine,
I inquired of the one rolling up the screen;
But the answer came: "The cherry-apple blossoms

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