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I Hear the Cicadas on the Third Night of the Sixth Moon by Bai Ju Yi 六月三日夜聞蟬。白居易 (translation)

In Chinese the word Moon is synonymous with Month.  In fact it is the same character, 月 as the Chinese uses the lunar calendar. When a Tang Dynasty poet mentions the third day of the sixth month, we know that … Continue reading

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