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Selections of Tang Poetry

Song on Ascending the Youzhou Terrace

Song on Ascending the Youzhou Terrace

By Chen Zi'ang 陳子昂 (661 - 702 CE)

Traditional

幽州

陳子昂

不見古人
不見
天地悠悠
然而

Simplified

幽州

陈子昂

不见古人
不见
天地悠悠
然而

Vocabulary

Line 1: 古人 ancients
Line 2: those that are to come in the future
Line 3: 天地 heaven and earth, 悠悠: eternity
Line 4: alone, tears

Source: Complete Tang Poems, Scroll 83, 全唐詩 八十三 . English translation by Sun Dayu 1983. References

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