[TRANSLATION]听蜀僧浚弹琴 Hearken Monk from Shu playing zither

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Hearken Monk from Shu playing zither

Author: Bai Li(AD701-AD762, Tang Dynasty)

Translator: Lei Fan 2016 in Chicago

A monk from Shu carries a zither named ‘Green Damask’ in his arms,

He walks down from O’Mei mountain located afar west.

He plays for me with his hands stroking the strings,

I hear the sound wave from those pines standing on the peaks.

The musica rinses my soul like those gurgling streams,

The reverberation resonates with the  brass temple bells.

The dusk envelopes the dark verdant mountains, with a glide of my mind,

I start noticing the autumn clouds already get more dimmed.

听蜀僧浚弹琴

作者:李白

【原文赏析】蜀僧抱绿绮,西下峨嵋峰。
为我一挥手,如听万壑松。
客心洗流水,余响入霜钟。
不觉碧山暮,秋云暗几重。

 

Image Courtesy: 可可英语

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