Li Ching Chao Poems

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1.
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
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2.
Last Night

Last
night
thin
rain,
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3.
When Night Comes

To the tune of "Telling My Most Intimate Feelings"

When night comes,
I am so flushed with wine,
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4.
A Friend Sends Her Perfumed Carriage

A friend sends her perfumed carriage
And high-bred horses to fetch me.
I decline the invitation of
My old poetry and wine companion.
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5.
Autumn Love

Search. Search. Seek. Seek.
Cold. Cold. Clear. Clear.
Sorrow. Sorrow. Pain. Pain.
Hot flashes. Sudden chills.
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6.
Sorrow

To the melody of "Sheng Sheng Man"

I pine and peak
And questless seek
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7.
Sorrow Of Departure

Red lotus incense fades on
The jeweled curtain. Autumn
Comes again. Gently I open
My silk dress and float alone
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8.
As In A Dream

To the melody of "Ru Meng Lin"

Last night in the light rain as rough winds blew,
My drunken sleep left me no merrier.
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9.
Tz'U No. 6 (Waiting For You)

To the tune of "Red Lips"

Lonely in my secluded chamber,
A thousand sorrows fill every inch
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10.
At A Poetry Party I Am Given The Rhyme Chih

Although I've studied poetry for thirty years
I try to keep my mouth shut and avoid reputation.
Now who is this nosy gentleman talking about my poetry
Like Yang Ching-chih
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