Marching With The Armies
- Yang Jiong (Tang Dynasty)
- Translated by Frank C Yue
A String of bright beacon fires lights up the Capital;
My blood's boiling, my heart's crying out for battle!
Leaving Changan with royal warrant hastily,
Armoured cavalries aim to besiege the enemy city.
Painted banners are dimmed by the heavy snows pelting,
Thundering war drums are heard amidst the gusts howling.
O, To be a fighting centurion I'd be most willing,
Rather than a verse-reciting scholarly weakling!
從軍行 唐 楊炯
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem