POTD: The Bamboo Groves

POTD: The Bamboo GrovesThe Bamboo Groves
Lin’an, China
2015

The Bamboo Groves

Sitting alone
in a recess of the bamboo groves,
I play the lute,
and then whistle a long tune.
No one else is visible
in the depth of the woods.
The bright moon
moves over, shining.

Wang Wei (701 – 761)
–Translator: Qui Xiaolong

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