Wushan Mountain High - Poem by Luo Zhihai
★ Wushan Mountain High
☆ Poetry by Zhang Jiuling (678-740, Tang Dynasty, China)
☆ Translation by Luo Zhihai (1954-, China)
Wushan Mountain is near the sky
Smoke evergreen scenery coruscates
There was a dream of the Chu King inside
Dreamt Goddess appeared that day
But she had gone a long time
Obscure clouds and rain
Only roar of Ba apes
Is terrifying day and night
1) Wushan, located in the northeast of Chongqing city, China.
2) Chu (1042 B -223 BC) , a state of south of China in ancientry
3) Chinese ancient fairy tale- In the Warring States Period when King Chuhuai went sightseeing in Wushan. He dreamt of meeting Goddess, copulated with her.
4) Clouds and rain in Wushan, as a token of love.
On March 28,2015 Translation
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