Brimming Water, a poem by Tu Fu at Spillwords.com

Brimming Water

Brimming Water

a poem by Tu Fu

 

Under my feet the moon
Glides along the river.
Near midnight, a gusty lantern
Shines in the heart of night.
Along the sandbars flocks
Of white egrets roost,
Each one clenched like a fist.
In the wake of my barge
The fish leap, cut the water,
And dive and splash.

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