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Li Po

(701-762 / Chu / Kazakhstan)

Yearning


Misted the flowers weep as light dies
Moon of white silk sleeplessly cries.
Stilled - Phoenix wings.
Touched - Mandarin strings.

This song tells secrets that no one knows
To far Yenjan on Spring breeze it goes.
To you it flies
Through the night skies.

Sidelong - Eyes. How
White tears fill now!
Heart’s pain? Come see -
In this mirror with me.

Submitted: Thursday, April 08, 2010

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