Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,546 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Qi Wu! (Rise & Dance In A Happy Mood) - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

QI WU!

Sha sha...sha sha

Ya ya...ya zha

(hui hui)

chu chu

tu tu

tui cheng

qi wu

chuan liu bu xi

ya ya
ya ya.


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RISE AND DANCE IN A HAPPY MOOD!


Drizzle drizzle

sound of bird song
sound of wings

little bird...little bird

heart palpitates

open one’s heart

rise and dance
in a happy mood!

The stream flows without stopping

... chuckling...chuckling....


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Ok...ok...so it's my second Chinese poem and I said I'd stop after the first one! Bear with as I learn! This for my friend LiLi and attempts to capture her lovely spirit in mere words...an imposible task even in English! She whose heart always rises up and dances in a happy mood! The first thing I ever learned in Chinese was 'I LIKE LILI! '


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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 7, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 1, 2008


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