Yuan Zhen Poems
|2.||Two Poems Written In An Inn By The Jialing River||8/17/2012|
|4.||Poem Written For Bai Juyi Who Often Dreams Of Me||8/17/2012|
|6.||Petals Falling In The River||8/17/2012|
|7.||Missing Her After Separation||8/17/2012|
|8.||An Elegy 1||8/17/2012|
|9.||An Elegy 3||8/17/2012|
|10.||An Elegy 2||8/17/2012|
An Elegy 2
We joked, long ago, about one of us dying,
But suddenly, before my eyes, you are gone.
Almost all your clothes have been given away;
Your needlework is sealed, I dare not look at it....
I continue your bounty to our men and our maids
Sometimes, in a dream, I bring you gifts.
...This is a sorrow that all mankind must know
But not as those know it who have been poor together.