[TRANSLATION]东鲁门泛舟 其一 – Rafting near East Ru Gate, No.1


Rafting near East Ru Gate, No.1

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

Translator: Lei Fan 2016 in Chicago


The white sand is illuminated by the sundown, water reflecting the sky,

The ripple is curling and eddying, with shadows of stones undulating.

I raft bathing under the moonlight, meander following the shape of the stream,

How similar is it comparing to a snowy night visit to a reclusive friend!

东鲁门泛舟二首 其一
Image Courtesy: 雪夜泛舟图 明 仇英

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