Li Ho

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Li He (Li Ho, 790–816), courtesy name Changji , was a short-lived Chinese poet of the late Tang Dynasty, known for his unconventional and imaginative style.

A native of Changgu (modern-day Luoyang, Henan), Li was discouraged by some of his contemporaries to take the Imperial Examination owing to naming taboo: his father's name happened to sound ...
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That The Days Are So Short
Flying lights, flying lights,
I pledge you a cup of wine.
I do not know if the blue heavens are high,
The yellow earth is rich,
Do Not Dance, Sir!
Lintels hung with coarse brocade
Of scarlet woof,
Sunlight fades the rich brocade,
Do Not Plant A Tree ...
Do not plant a tree into your garden !
Trees are bringing sadness every year.
Lonely sleep, the moonlight in our window.
The valiant-hearted,
Riding alone on Scarlet Hare,
Out of the gates of Ch'in,
To weep at Gold Grain Mound
Strumming his lute, high on a crag of stone,
Sits an immortal sylph flapping his wings.
White tail-plumes of a simurgh in his hand,


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