Meng Jiao

(China)

Meng Jiao Poems

1. Song Of Fidelity 8/10/2012
2. Departure In Ancient Times 8/10/2012
3. Complaints 8/10/2012
4. Despair 8/10/2012
5. Frustration 8/10/2012
6. Laments Of The Gorges 8/10/2012
7. Autumn Thoughts 8/10/2012
8. On Failing The Examination 8/10/2012
9. Wanderer's Song 8/10/2012
10. Song Of A Traveling Son 8/10/2012

Comments about Meng Jiao

  • Janice Jolan (9/8/2015 11:02:00 AM)

    this poem is perhaps an experienced of all mothers while waiting at home.i think our task is the toughest among all job on earth. a nice poem i like it

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  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (9/8/2015 5:29:00 AM)

    from Wikipedia:
    Meng Jiao (Chinese: 孟郊; Wade–Giles: Meng Chiao; 751–814) was a poet of the Tang Dynasty, in China. Two of his poems have been collected in the popular anthology Three Hundred Tang Poems. Meng was the oldest of the Mid-Tang poets and is noted for the unusual forcefulness and harshness of his poems.

Best Poem of Meng Jiao

Song Of A Traveling Son

Thread in the hands of a loving mother
Turns to clothes on the traveling son.
She adds stitch after tight stitch until he leaves
and worries about his return.
A grass blade is bathed in spring sun;
how can its inch-sized heart return such love?

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