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Selections of Tang Poetry

Bamboo Grove Cabin

Bamboo Grove Cabin

By Wang Wei (701-761 CE)

Traditional

王維(701-761)


彈琴

明月

Simplfied

王维(701-761)


弹琴

明月

Vocabulary

Line 1: sitting alone, quiet, bamboo grove
Line 2: pluck, a string instrument, long, whistle
Line 3: thick forest
Line 4: bright, moon, shine

Source: Complete Tang Poems, Scroll 128 全唐詩 一百二十八. English translation by Sun Dayu, 1981. References

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