采桑子

采桑子 吕本中   恨君不似江楼月, 南北东西, 南北东西, 只有相随无别离。 恨君却似江楼月, 暂满还亏, 暂满还亏, 待得团圆是几时?   The Moon Lv Benzhong You are not like a moon, I sigh, At all places, At all places, I will not let you go.   You are like a moon, I sigh, Full and wane, Full and wane, …

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望江南

望江南 无名氏 莫攀我, 攀我心太偏。 我是曲江临池柳, 这人折了那人攀。 恩爱一时间。   Love Me Not Anonymous   Love me not, Or you are a fool. I’m a willow tree down the riverside, Being visited and being played. May you go away?   (The poem was written by a prostitute. Although she desired to be …

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菩萨蛮, Buddha’s Boogie

菩萨蛮, Buddha’s Boogie 韦庄, Wei Zhuang 洛阳城里春光好,             The Luoyang City is enjoying the springtime, 洛阳才子他乡老。             While the gifted younth from the city are growing old in other place. 劝君今夜须沉醉,             Suggest you intoxicated with the night, 尊前莫话明朝事。             Do not talk about tomorrow in front of a wine glass.

杂诗

杂诗 沈佺期   问道黄龙戍, 频年不解兵。 可怜闺里月, 长在汉家营。 少妇今春意, 良人昨夜情。 谁能将旗鼓, 一为取龙城。   Lines Shen Quanqi   I heard about the endless wars in Huanglong, Where has been a theater of the wars, prolonged. The bright moonlight is shining through my boudoir, As well as bursting on the battlefield. I can’t …

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