|The Rhyme Maker
the co-translator of this poem with Florence Ayscough, also contributes
her own wine poems to
Li Bai is also
known as Li Po, Li Bo, Li Tai-po, and as
Rihaku (Japanese name).
Ling (c. 25), also known as Yen Kuang or Yen Tzü-ling, was a noted
philosopher of China. He was also known to be an avid
and activity known to induce philosophical musings.
- S. H.
The Wine Poems
more Li Bai
Farewell Banquet (Lowell)
Midnight Farewell (Obata)
Mountain Revelry (Obata)
The Ancestral Shrine Of King Yao (Lowell)
The Cask of Wine (Obata)
The Extreme South Mountain (Lowell)
Alone by Moonlight II (Waley)
Of Wu (Obata)
On Being Asked Who He Is (Obata)
The Yo-Yang Tower (Obata)
As A Parting Gift (Lowell)
Leave Of Du Fu (Lowell)
Terraced Road (Lowell)
Meng Haojan (Obata)
Poems Written As Parting Gifts (Lowell)
A Man of Leisure (Obata)
with multiple English translations:
Being Drunk On a Spring Day
From Sleep On A Spring Day (Obata)
Waking From Drunkenness on a Spring Day
Alone In The Moonlight I (Lowell)
With The Moon And His Shadow (Obata)
Alone by Moonlight I (Waley) A/V
Alone In The Moonlight II (Lowell)
Alone by Moonlight III (Waley)
The Eve Of Starting On A Journey (Lowell)
At a Tavern of Chin-Ling (Obata)
Tai's Wine-Shop (Lowell)
The Death Of The Good Brewer (Obata)
The Ship Of Spice-wood (Obata)
River Song (Pound)
Solitude of Night (Obata)
Alone On The Rock
Li Bai (701-762), Chinese poet
by Florence Ayscough (1878-1942), British scholar
verse by Amy Lowell (1874-1925), American poet
have a flagon of wine in my hand.
am alone on the Ancestor Rock in the river.
the time when Heaven and Earth were divided,
many thousand feet has the rock grown?
lift my cup to Heaven and smile.
turns round, the sun shines in the West.
am willing to sit on this rock forever,
casting my fish-line like Yen Ling.
and ask the man in the midst of the hills
we are not in harmony, both pursuing the same
Alone On The Rock In The River Of The Clear Stream”, from Fir-Flower
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