Jia Dao

Written On The Dwelling Of A Recluse - Poem by Jia Dao

Even though you have a brushwood door,
it hasn't been shut for a long time;
A few clouds, a few trees
have been your only companions.
Still, I suspect if you stay longer,
people will learn of this spot;
We'll see you moving
higher on the mountain.
Brushed on a Hermit's Hut
Although you brushwood door is hardly ever shut,
And a slice of clouds one solitary tree
help you idle away your time.
Yet I suspect if you stay here longer people will find you,
Then you'll move even deeper in the mountains!

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  • (8/14/2012 10:38:00 AM)

    Really, really fine poem, full of beauty and poetic talent - great! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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