Tag Archives: Wang Wei

Sail on Dusk Colour River, Late Spring

Dusk colour gorge sheathed in emerald blankets, rising into sheer cliffs of auburn cinnabar, all underpinned by the fathomless flow of azure clarity. Snowy Egrets nest in pine top heights clear of dust. On white sand shores gibbons howl towards … Continue reading

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(Recluse) Thatch Hut, Constant Change (Poems)

Summer streams through open door, wandering crane passes through. Dust drift in ochre disturbs meditation. No immortals here – fly south to Jade Peaks. ~~~ Moonlit frame, wandering fox investigates, idles, scampers away. On waking paw prints line the dirt. … Continue reading

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Recluse (South Mountain) (Poems)

Open bramble gate, morning lets itself in, eyes open in welcome. Water stirs – a glance outside. A jade tiger rises, blue herons fly to South Mountain. ~~~ Forage through herb abundance on South Mountain sunlight pooled in cassia leaves. … Continue reading

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Recluse (River) (Poems)

Autumn flares out, its flame burst clouds strewn about misted cliff sides, loam whites of winter taking their place. A stiff willow breeze, ten thousand things withdrawn to burrows and immortal pine heights. First snows stream down, duckweed carpets of … Continue reading

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Recluse (Poems)

Ashen scatter, Trout gorge creek blanketed frozen rainbows in flowing ice. My raft rendered still by winter deadlock. Snow capped mountains look down with ice laden indifference. In this deep cold magpie chatter has fallen silent, fluttered off in search of … Continue reading

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For Wowzers (Distance and Longings) (Poems)

Two lost kites drift through night tide. The moon shines on both of them. ~~~ When our smiles last glanced pathways where layered in August carpets. Now the winter snow has fallen the world blanketed in incandescent stillness. I see … Continue reading

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Cut Up – 5 Chinese poets and poems

I have been thinking of a cut – up piece for a while now. But whenever I have tried to create a cut – up whatever I was writing was always written with the intention of being cut up, and … Continue reading

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Catfish (Poem, Two Fragments)

Note: The first piece will appear both in poem and fragment format. They will both consist of the same content. Poem The winds gentle gusts cause leaves and petals to flutter down onto the water’s surface   fragmenting the creeks … Continue reading

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