绝句

绝句 王庭筠   竹影和诗瘦, 梅花入梦乡。 可怜今夜月, 不肯下西厢。   Quatrains Wang Tingjun   The shadow of bamboos, the spareness of poems, Fragrant plum blossoms fly into my dreams. But the bright moonlight tonight, Is absent in my west chamber, being far away.   (I can feel a hidden bitterness when reading …

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感遇

感遇 张九龄   江南有柑橘, 经冬犹绿林。 岂伊地气暖, 自岁有寒心。 可以荐嘉客, 奈何阻重深。 命运惟所遇, 循环不可寻。 徒言树桃李, 此木岂无阴。   Sigh With Emotion Zhang Jiuling   There’s some orange trees in the south of the Yangtze River, They can survive winter and still remain green, braving snow and frost. Oranges are splendid presents to offer tribute, …

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思帝乡, Miss the Capital

思帝乡, Miss the Capital 韦庄, Wei Zhuang 春日游,                      Tour in a spring day, 杏花吹满头。           Apricot blossoms fall on head. 陌上谁家年少?         Where are the young boy in the field from? 足风流。                    So romantic. 妾拟将身嫁与,    …

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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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