The poet Cui Dao Rong lived during the late Tang Dynasty of China. His dates are unknown.
The Gull on the River by Cui Dao Rong (Tang Dynasty)
The white bird is perching on a wave
Too idle for flight at the sight of man
For its heart is set on seeking a fish
Not lingering for the love of water
(c) Mary Tang 鄧許文蘭 2017