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On A Picture Screen

Rating: 2.8

Whence these twelve peaks of Wu-shan!
Have they flown into the gorgeous screen
From heaven's one corner?
Ah, those lonely pines murmuring in the wind!
Those palaces of Yang-tai, hovering yonder—
Oh, the melancholy of it!—
Where the jeweled couch of the king
With brocade covers is desolate,—
His elfin maid voluptuously fair
Still haunting them in vain!

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* Sunprincess * 12 September 2015

....the imagery is painted so beautifully, like being in a dream ?

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M Asim Nehal 16 November 2016

I agreeee

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