April 03, 2005

"Before my bed ..."

A quiet night

Before my bed a pool of moonlight
or maybe frost upon the ground.

I look up and see the bright moon
I look down and dream I'm home.

Li Po
- Translated by Jill Jones


At 5:52 pm, Anonymous Je Suis said...

Ever since I came across him in first semester PCLit, I LOVE Li Po. So glad to seem him here. Appreciate it so much, thank-you.

At 5:53 pm, Anonymous Je Suis said...

And, of course, that's "see him". Dern preview option.


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