Easy come, easy go. “Thirty years on the east side of the river, thirty years on the west side of the river.”

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First Yangtse Star, Sending Words to Yuan Daxiao

☆ Poetry by Wei Yingwu (737-792, Tang Dynasty, China)
☆ Translation by Luo Zhihai (1954 -, China)

Left my friends with the sad and mild mood
Floating into the smoke
Toward Luoyang, man on the returning boat
Lingering ring, trees in Guangling
This morning say goodbye
Where shall we meet again, too?
Like a boat on the waves, affairs of human life
How can we control the fair current or the whirlpool

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