Spring Day by Cheng Hao (translation)春日。程颢

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




About Mary Tang

An urban orchardist everyday, a volunteer regularly, a poet sometimes and a blogger since March 2015. I travel when I can. Food is a constant.
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5 Responses to Spring Day by Cheng Hao (translation)春日。程颢

  1. taphian says:

    These Chinese poems have so much soft and sensitive feelings, which I like very much, dear Mary. thanks for sharing, kind regards Mitza

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  2. Kate Houck says:

    This is wonderful, Mary. It gave me a smile upon waking :)

    Liked by 1 person

  3. arlingwoman says:

    Sweet. I like the idea of the trees chiding us.

    Liked by 1 person

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