Poems of Korea in Chinese - On a Rainy Autumn Night
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From the Columbia Anthology of Traditional Korean Poetry – edited by Peter Lee
Ch’oe Ch’iwon [born 857]
On a Rainy Autumn Night
I only chant painfully in the autumn wind,
For I have few friends in the wide world.
At third watch it rains outside.
By the lamp my heart flies myriad miles away.