Magazine June 26, 2017, Issue

Poetry

NIGHT TRAVELING

Fine grass, slight wind,

Tall mast, night boat;

Stars hang, vast plain,

Moon bobs in trout’s mouth.

Great name, small man,

Body bent, resigned.

Drift I, black hull,

Earth, sky, lone gull.

Tu Fu (712–770)

translated by Richard O’Connell

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Poetry

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NIGHT TRAVELING Fine grass, slight wind, Tall mast, night boat; Stars hang, vast plain, Moon bobs in trout’s mouth. Great name, small man, Body bent, resigned. Drift I, black hull, Earth, sky, lone gull. Tu Fu (712–770) translated by Richard ...

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