Li Po

(701-762 / Chu / Kazakhstan)

Self-Abandonment - Poem by Li Po

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 about Self-Abandonment by Li Po

  • (7/7/2017 11:56:00 AM)


    Typo: 1st line: srinking should be drinking (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (8/25/2016 9:08:00 AM)


    A beautiful imagery. I liked it... (Report) Reply

  • (9/12/2015 8:13:00 PM)


    ...an air of peace envelopes the scene ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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