Grainy apricot cut into beams.
Fragrant reeds woven into a roof;
Unaware that clouds among pillars
Went to make rain among men.

– Wang Wei. Grainy Apricot Heights

translated by Wai-lim Yip

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– Wang Wei. Deer Fence

translated by Burton Watson

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