Literary Works


  • A Lane in the Rain - Poem by Dai Wangshu
     A Lane in the RainBy Dai WangshuAlone holding an oil-paper umbrella,I wander along a longSolitary lane in the rain,Hoping to encounterA girl like a bouquet of lilacsGnawed by anxiety and resentment.A girlThe colour of lilacs,The fragrance of lilacs,With...
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  • Nostalgia in Travel - Poem by Dai Wangshu
     Nostalgia in TravelBy Dai WangshuWhen the reed catkins at home town burst into flowers,The heels of the traveler are stuck with road mud.The road mud that sticks to the heels and to the mindHas ever been wiped off by the lovely hands?During the time of...
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  • My Memory - Poem by Dai Wangshu
     My MemoryBy Dai WangshuMy memory is loyal to me,More loyal than my best friend.It exists in a lit cigarette.It exists on a pen painted with lilies.It exists in an old broken powder-box.It exists in the wood-fungi among ruins.It exists in a half-emptied...
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  • Dream-seeker - Poem by Dai Wangshu
     Dream-seekerBy Dai WangshuFlowers will bloom from dreams.Charming, delicate flowers will bloom from dreams:Go then to seek your invaluable jewels.In the great blue sea,At the bottom of the great blue sea,Is hidden a gold-colored shell.You climbed the...
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  • Hill Path
     Hill PathBy Xi MurongIt seemed that I had promisedTo go together with youUp that beautiful hill path.You said the hillside was dottedWith new tea trees and love peas.It seemed I had promised you to goOn a spring afternoon long agoTonight, under the...
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  • The Stagnant Ditch - Poem by Wen Yiduo
     The Stagnant DitchWen YiduoThis is a ditch of hopeless, stagnant waterNo breeze can ruffle;Better throw in more junk and scrap,Pour in slops and garbage.Brass may take on an emerald patina,Tin cans may rust in a pattern of peach petals;Let scum weave a...
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  • The Lone Yan - Poem by Wen Yiduo
    The Lone Yan1Wen YiduoYou, unfortunate lost solitary wanderer!Who told you to desert your friends,And break away from the column,Straying into this God-forsaken waterland,And with all your broken heartPouring forth your unending sorrows?Oh! Out of a dense...
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  • You Are the April of This world - Poem by Lin Huiyin
     Ode to LoveLin Huiyin I think you are the April of this world,Sure, you are the April of this world.Your laughter has lit up all the wind,So gently mingling with the spring.You are the clouds in early spring,The dusk wind blows up and down.And the stars...
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  • Fragment - Poem by Bian Zhilin
     FragmentBian ZhilinWhen you watch the scenery from the bridge,The sightseer watchers you from the balcony.The bright moon adorns your window,While you adorn another’s dream.断章你站在桥上看风景,看风景的人在楼上看你。明月装饰了你的窗子,你装饰了别人的梦。
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  • Mistake - Poem by Zheng Chouyu
     MistakeZheng ChouyuI passed through the South of YangziThe face waiting at the turn of seasons, like a lotus flower, blooms and wiltsWithout the east wind, the willow catkins in March do not flutterYour heart is like the lonesome little townLike its...
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