Archive for June 7th, 2018

Thursday, 7 June 2018

In the Mountains by Wang Wei

Bramble stream, white rocks jutting out.
Heaven cold, red leaves scarce. No rain

up here where the mountain road ends,
sky stains robes empty kingfisher-blue.

From: https://www.terrain.org/2015/poetry/wang-wei-david-hinton/

Date: 8th century (original); 2015 (translation)

By: Wang Wei (699-759)

Translated by: David Hinton (1954- )