Du Fu

(712 - 770 / Henan Province / China)

Morning Rain - Poem by Du Fu

A slight rain comes, bathed in dawn light.
I hear it among treetop leaves before mist
Arrives. Soon it sprinkles the soil and,
Windblown, follows clouds away. Deepened

Colors grace thatch homes for a moment.
Flocks and herds of things wild glisten
Faintly. Then the scent of musk opens across
Half a mountain -- and lingers on past noon.


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  • (5/31/2018 9:51:00 PM)


    Well now, I disagree. The lilies steal the show! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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