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Celebrating King Wan

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The royal Wan now rests on high,
Enshrined in brightness of the sky.
Chow as a state had long been known,
And Heaven's decree at last was shown.
Its lords had borne a glorious name;
God kinged them when the season came.
King Wan ruled well when earth he trod;
Now moves his spirit near to God.

A strong-willed, earnest king was Wan,

And still his fame rolls widening on.
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Edward Kofi Louis 06 October 2017

Rests on high! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Subhas Chandra Chakra 06 October 2017

Remember him from whom it springs; - Let this give to your virtue wings. Seek harmony with Heaven's great mind; - So shall you surest blessing find. Great poem.

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Liza Sudina 06 October 2017

Sin not, or you will cease to be. Great lines from the most famouse of Chinese philosophers.

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Babatunde Aremu 06 October 2017

A nice poem dedicated to a great ruler. I hope leaders worldwide would read this so that they can be virtuous. Kudos to the sage.

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Dr Dillip K Swain 06 October 2017

The impact and influence of the virtuous king has been wonderfully narrated..the footprints he has left behind are to be sincerely followed by his successors and subjects..A great poem..! !

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Kumarmani Mahakul 06 October 2017

For Heaven's high dealings are profound, And far transcend all sense and sound. From Wan your pattern you must draw, And all the States will own your law. . . .nice theme. Beautiful poem. Thanks and congratulations to his soul for being selected as the poem of the day.

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