Cheng Hao was a poet and philosopher of the North Song. Nature, rather than intellect was his guide.
Spring Day by Cheng Hao (1032 – 1085)
Light clouds, soft breeze, near noon sky
Flowers and willows by the riverside
No one knows how this gladdens my heart
They chide and liken me to a truant child
(c) Mary Tang 鄧許文蘭 2017