Traveling in the Mountains (Du Mu)


A rocky path twists through the mountain’s chill
clouds gather and part
revealing distant homes.

I stop the cart amid twilit maple trees
frosted leaves glittering more red
than any of spring’s
most brilliant blooms.

山行

遠上寒山石徑斜
雲生處有人家
停車坐愛楓林晚
霜葉紅於二月花

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