Tu Fu - Autumn Meditations 01
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
qiū xìng bā shǒu (yī)
yù lù diāo shāng fēng shù lín
wū shān wū xiá qì xiāo sēn
jiāng jiān bō làng jiān tiān yǒng
sài shàng fēng yún jiē dì yīn
cóng jú liǎng kāi tā rì lèi
gū zhōu yí xì gù yuán xīn
hán yī chù chù cuī dāo chǐ
bái dì chéng gāo jí mù zhēn
Jade dew withers and wounds the groves of maple trees,
On Wu mountain, in Wu gorge, the air is dull and drear.
On the river surging waves rise to meet the sky,
Above the pass wind and cloud join the earth with darkness.
Chrysanthemum bushes open twice, weeping for their days,
A lonely boat, a single line, my heart is full of home.
Winter clothes everywhere are urgently cut and measured,
Baidicheng above, the evening's driven by beating on stones