Held Up by Head Winds on the Tz’u-hu-chia: Five Poems: the second in the series by Su Tung-p’o

Slimmer and slimmer–my chances of going home;
endless green hills ahead, water touching sky.
Even here a small boat comes selling cakes.
I’m glad to hear there’s a village this side of the mountain.

translated by Burton Watson

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