Ho Xuan Huong

(1772 - 1822 / Nghệ An Province)

Picking Flowers


If you want to pick flowers, you have to hike.
Climbing up, don't worry about your weary bones.
Pluck the low branches, pull down the high.
Enjoy alike the spent blossoms, the tight buds.

Submitted: Friday, April 16, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Picking Flowers by Ho Xuan Huong )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Lee F. Majors, Richard Thripp
  2. All Dogs Go 2 Heaven, Richard Flappa
  3. Smashed Potatoes, Richard Thripp
  4. From Our Father, louis rams
  5. Mutually, unwillingly lets go to bed, binod bastola
  6. The Sacrifice, Richard Flappa
  7. The Art Of Living ll, Morgan Michaels
  8. Eid Mubarak!, gajanan mishra
  9. life within, binod bastola
  10. Taking Her Down South, Richard Flappa

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

Of this worlds theatre in which we stay,
My love like the spectator ydly sits
Beholding me that all the pageants play,
Disguysing diversly my troubled wits.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]