Mount Liupan Poem by Mao Zedong

Mount Liupan

Rating: 3.1


The sky is high, the clouds are pale,
We watch the wild geese vanish southward.
If we fail to reach the Great Wall we are not men
We who have already measured twenty thousand li
High on the crest of Mount Liupan
Red banners wave freely in the west wind.
Today we hold the long cord in our hands,
When shall we bind fast the Grey Dragon?

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Susan Williams 20 March 2018

very descriptive for so few words- -is that what well-penned means?

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Edward Kofi Louis 20 March 2018

In the west wind! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Ndaiga Ngatia 20 March 2018

i`m culturally limited to understand Mao`s poem but i like it.

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Rajnish Manga 20 March 2018

Looks like the Communist Manifesto in a poetic form.

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Muzahidul Reza 20 March 2018

bind fast the Grey Dragon, well penned

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