“Springtime in Loyang” by Bo Juyi

Bo Juyi
    (772 – 846)


Altho’, since last I left, it’s been 20 years,
I know it’s always spring on the roads around Loyang
But I can no longer reach the heart of my youth anymore
Everything else—still just the same as before.

“made new” by G. G. Gach & C. H. Kwock

from Rattle #36, Winter 2011
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