Wang Wei

A Farmhouse on the Wei River – Wang Wei

A Farmhouse on the Wei River – Wang Wei

In the slant of the sun on the country-side, Cattle and sheep trail home along the lane; And a rugged old man in a thatch door Leans on a staff and thinks of his son, the herdboy. There are whirring pheasants, full wheat-ears, Silk-worms asleep, pared mulberry-leaves. And the farmers, returning with... »

Bamboo Cottage

Bamboo Cottage

Bamboo Cottage Alone in the dense bamboo, I sit playing my lute, humming along. Lost to this world, who will notice but the bright moon shining? by Wang Wei English version by Doug Westendorp Original Language Chinese Hits: 3 »

Temple Tree Path

Temple Tree Path

Temple Tree Path This narrow path beneath the great trees is edged darkly with thick greening moss. We keep it swept clean before the gate, in expectation of wandering mountain monks. by Wang Wei English version by Doug Westendorp Original Language Chinese Hits: 13 »