Po Chu-I


Po Chu-I Poems

1. Planting A Lichi Tree 9/30/2010
2. The Almond Blossoms Of Chao Village 9/30/2010
3. A Lament For My Son Ts’ui 9/30/2010
4. Autumn Cold 9/30/2010
5. The Grain Tribute 9/30/2010
6. The Old Man With The Broken Arm 9/30/2010
7. Lute 9/30/2010
8. Staying At Bamboo Lodge 9/30/2010
9. Drunk Again 9/30/2010
10. Remembering Golden Bells 9/30/2010
11. Kept Waiting 9/30/2010
12. The Dragon Of The Black Pool 9/30/2010
13. The Dwarfs Of Tao-Chou 9/30/2010
14. Night On The West River 9/30/2010
15. On Being Stricken With Paralysis 9/30/2010
16. The Red Cockatoo 9/30/2010
17. Golden Bells 9/30/2010
18. Lazy Man's Song 9/30/2010
19. A Forsaken Garden 9/30/2010
20. The Philosopher [lao Tzu] 9/30/2010

Comments about Po Chu-I

  • Lesley Carnus (6/3/2013 6:28:00 AM)

    I'd love to see the poem Newly Planted Bamboo on your site. Is that possible?
    Lesley in Sydney

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Best Poem of Po Chu-I

The Philosopher [lao Tzu]

“Those who speak know nothing;
Those who know are silent.”
These words, as I am told,
Were spoken by Lao Tzu.
If we are to believe that Lao Ttzu
Was himself one who knew,
How comes it that he wrote a book
Of five thousand words?

Read the full of The Philosopher [lao Tzu]

The Grain Tribute

There came an officer knocking by night at my door

In a loud voice demanding grain-tribute.

My house-servants dared not wait till the morning,

But brought candles and set them on the barn-floor.

Passed through the sieve, clean-washed as pearls,

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