Li Po

(701-762 / Chu / Kazakhstan)

Mountain Drinking Song - Poem by Li Po

To drown the ancient sorrows,
we drank a hundred jugs of wine
there in the beautiful night.
We couldn't go to bed with the moon so bright.

The finally the wine overcame us
and we lay down on the empty mountain--
the earth for a pillow,
and a blanket made of heaven.

Li T'ai-po
tr. Hamil


Comments about Mountain Drinking Song by Li Po

  • (9/12/2015 9:41:00 PM)


    ....love this ★ the earth for a pillow
    and a blanket made of heaven
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  • (6/15/2007 4:27:00 PM)


    ....... sounds like a good time was had by all..... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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