Li Po

(701-762 / Chu / Kazakhstan)

Leaving White King City - Poem by Li Po

White King City I left at dawn
in the morning-glow of the clouds;
The thousand miles to Chiang-ling
we sailed in a single day.
On either shore the gibbons' chatter
sounded without pause
While my light boat skimmed past
ten thousand sombre crags.


Comments about Leaving White King City by Li Po

  • Rookie Tim Standridge (6/15/2007 4:21:00 PM)

    ... now talk about time travel. that must have been some fast boat..... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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