Speaking of Old Times by Bai Yu Chan (translation)

another translation by Mary Tang on her blog Life is But This

Life is But This 命

A poem from the Song Dynasty by Bai Yu Chan (1194 – 1229)

Speaking of Old Times

The wind is unveiling the moon near dawn

With you we never tire of reminiscing

Our wine cups brim the colour of pomegranate

The candle flame tilts like the tip of a willow leaf

(c) Mary Tang 鄧許文蘭 2017

話舊。白玉蟾

風露三更月一簾,共君握手不能厭。

酒杯滿泛榴花色,燭燄斜抽柳葉尖。

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