Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Question and Answer in the Mountains, by Li Po

Ask me how it is I've come to perch in these blue-green hills,

and I'll smile with no answer; I'm happiest with heart-and-mind just so, may be….

Peach blossoms float by here, gone into the quite definite shadows.

There is another world, other than this one we choose to live in.

The above poem by Li Po (701-762) is excerpted from a book by J. P. Seaton. For a review of this fabulous collection of poetry, click here: Review: Bright Moon, White Clouds.

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