Li Bai


Seeing A Friend Off - Poem by Li Bai

Green mountains range beyond the northen wall.
White water rushes round the eastern town.
Right here is where, alone and restless, he
Begins a journey of a thousand miles.

While travelers' intents are fleeting clouds,
A friend's affection is a setting sun.
He waves good-bye, and as he goes from here,
His dappled horse lets out a lonely neigh.

(Translated by Stephen Carlson)


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 11, 2003

Poem Edited: Monday, August 13, 2012


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