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Du Fu is also
known as Tu Fu.
Li Bai, to whom this poem is addressed, was
a contemporary of Du Fu and a major contributor to vintagewinepoems.com.
S. H. Bass
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Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup
To Li Bai As A Gift (Lowell)
Of Li Bai On A Spring Day (Lowell)
Li Bai On A Spring Day (Obata)
Fu (712-770), Chinese poet
by Shigeyoshi Obata (1888-1971)
have I not seen you, Li.
man, for your feigned madness
world would have you die.
my heart dotes on your gifted soul
the thousand poems of your nimble wit,
the one wine-cup - your penury's balm.
to your old place of reading in Mount Kuang
back, white-headed one! It is time.
Works of Li
Po, the Chinese Poet (1921)
The Works of Li Po,
the Chinese Poet (1921)
translated by Shigeyoshi Obata (1888-1971)
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