Confucius

(551– 479 ( BC) / China)

The Song Of The Plantain-Gatherers - Poem by Confucius

We gather and gather the plantains;
Come gather them anyhow.
Yes, gather and gather the plantains,
And here we have got them now.

We gather and gather the plantains;
Now off the ears we must tear.
Yes, gather and gather the plantains,
And now the seeds are laid bare.

We gather and gather the plantains,
The seeds in our skirts are placed.
Yes, gather and gather the plantains.
Ho! safe in the girdled waist!


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  • (1/15/2016 7:11:00 PM)


    ..........a fun write....plantains are a delicious food ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 18, 2010



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