[TRANSLATION]谢公宅– Mansion of Nobleman Xie


Mansion of Nobleman Xie

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

Translator: Lei Fan 2017 in Chicago


The glows of sunset melt into verdant mountains,

Loneliness permeates throughout this ample mansion.

In the serene and peaceful bamboo garden,

The illusory reflection of the moon in the pond appears pale.

The desolate yard is filled with decayed weeds,

The ruinous well is cushioned with the ancient moss.

What blows freely and carelessly is the breeze,

Gently touches every rocks standing in the gurgling spring.


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