Hwang Chin-i

(1520-1560 / Korea)

Do Not Boast Of Your Speed - Poem by Hwang Chin-i

Do not boast of your speed,
O blue-green stream running by the hills:
Once you have reached the wide ocean,
You can return no more.
Why not stay here and rest,
When moonlight stuffs the empty hills?

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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