Confucius

(551– 479 ( BC) / China)

The Wish Of An Unhappy Man - Poem by Confucius

Where the grounds are wet and low,
There the trees of goat-peach grow,
With their branches small and smooth,
Glossy in their tender youth.
Joy it were to me, O tree,
Consciousness to want like thee.

Where the grounds are wet and low,
There the trees of goat-peach grow.
Soft and fragrant are their flowers,
Glossy from the vernal showers.
Joy it were to me, O tree,
Ties of home to want like thee.

Where the grounds are wet and low,
There the trees of goat-peach grow,
What delicious fruits they bear,
Glossy, soft, of beauty rare!
Joy it were to me, O tree,
Household cares to want like thee.


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  • (1/15/2016 6:53:00 PM)


    ...........beautiful poem with lovely imagery ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 18, 2010



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