from Under the Heaven of Our Holy Ruler by Su Tung-p’o

Bury me anywhere on the green hills
and another year in night rain grieve for me alone.
Let us be brothers in lives and lives to come,
mending then the bonds that this world breaks.

translated by Burton Watson

note: written while in prison for criticizing the empreror.

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