Li Ching Chao

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As In A Dream - Poem by Li Ching Chao

To the melody of "Ru Meng Lin"

Last night in the light rain as rough winds blew,
My drunken sleep left me no merrier.
I question one that raised the curtain, who
Replies: "The wild quince trees -- are as they were."
But no, but no!
Their rose is waning, and their green leaves grow.

Comments about As In A Dream by Li Ching Chao

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (12/16/2015 11:48:00 AM)

    Awesome poem on dream, Loved it. (Report) Reply

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  • (10/9/2015 9:54:00 PM)

    ...a remarkable poem on change ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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