Self-Abandonment Poem by Li Po

Self-Abandonment

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I sat srinking and did not notice the dusk,
Till falling petals filled the folds of my dress.
Drunken I rose and walked to the moonlit stream;
The birds were gone, and men also few.

Li T'ai-po
tr. Waley

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Stanton Hager 07 July 2017

Typo: 1st line: srinking should be drinking

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M Asim Nehal 25 August 2016

A beautiful imagery. I liked it...

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* Sunprincess * 12 September 2015

...an air of peace envelopes the scene ?

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Li Po

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