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In the event you 've obtained it, there is no plac e for it yet a poem . This parting's not anything fated : orphan clouds simply by no means quiet down . nighttime, middle startled , I upward push , to take the trail to lengthy Cascade : grove's bushes swallowed in white dew, a dipper of stars, within the transparent darkish sky . JP s The Swordsma n Ten lengthy years i have honed this sword : frost white blade as but untried . this day, like several different gentleman , it truly is trying to find injustice . -a+ sixty two rc. 'a+ sixty three rG ~S+ Po Chu -i Autumn's Col d (772-M6) Staying at Bamboo inn a night sitting unde r the eaves of the pine s at evening sleepin g in Bamboo Lodg e the sky so transparent you'll sa y it was once medicinal drugs meditation so deep, although t i would long past domestic to the hill s yet shrewdpermanent can' t bea t Stupi d and quickly will not fit Quie t Untoiling-ness! (you simply cannot pave the way in which ) that is it! the Gate of poser! this is my snowy crown time' s tinted decrepitud e there is the frost within the courtyard autumn ' s glittery breat h now i am unwell and simply observing my wif e decide cure-alls then i am frozen anticipating the maid to sweep my hair with out the physique what use repute ? worldly issues i have positioned asid e tranquilly I delve my listen t decided now to benefit from Empty Boats ! Above the Pon d mountain clergymen over their chess video game si t over a board wher e bamboo shadows it appears that evidently sho w and notwithstanding via sundown ' s glar e no bamboo may be see n occasionally I pay attention a soun d like chess males falling Pondside may perhaps : The Pond's Ful l i have comprehensive the pavillio n at the pond's west ban ok cleared out the timber throughout to the east and this not anyone knows . . yet I simply sought after a spot to attend at the moo n may perhaps and the pond's jam-packed with wate r wandering turtles, dancing fish i like it loads i have begun a home there regardless of the tribal disparities of guys and fis h for what makes either satisfied, makes either on e truth is, i have turn into a disciple an d transcendentally jointly we move the day s they, given up at the enormous Oceans have taken cost of cattails and the duckwee d I, give up from the Blue Sky paperwork am happy to move slowly among the bean row s yet notwithstanding we are of a relations d we are not River Dragon kind s and whilst cloud and rain com e it really is simply us pond critters right here ! II knife in hand I chop the thick bambo o for the fewer the bambo o the extra the win d and thi s not anyone comprehends . . . yet all i would like i s to make waves at the pond Crane although every person possesse s a few skil l all creatures at middle lack constanc y a few say you are a dancer . . . most sensible keep on with status on fences Lute my lute put aside at the little tabl e lazily I meditat e on cherishing emotions the explanation i do not trouble to strum and pluck? ther e' s a breeze over the string s and it performs itself r-ad eco-friendly Mountains father white clouds : white clouds are the youngsters of mountains . White clouds loiter around all day . generally the mountain does not brain . JP S JMC T'ung-shan Liang Chich (807-869) Hsueh-feng Yi Ts'un 10000 miles with no on e blade of grass . some distance, a long way, colours misplaced in smoke and haze .