靜夜思 (On a Quiet Night)

Po, Li

Read By: Hui Xia Chin Hong

I saw the moonlight before my couch,
And wondered if it were not frost on the ground.
I raised my head and looked out on the bright moon;
I bowed my head and thought of my far-off home.

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Li Po, "On a Quiet Night," from Ancient China's Poets, ed. Liu Po-chen, trans. Lewis S. Robinson. Copyright © 1978 1988 The Commercial Press, Ltd. Permission Pending.