Poem by Meng Hao Ran.
I scarcely know it was dawn so sound was the sleep of
Everywhere there was birdsong
All night long was the sough (cough) of wing (wind) and rain
How many flowers
have fallen to the ground.
Meng Hao Ran was a Chinese poet during the Tang Dynasty. Unsuccessful in his official career, he mainly lived in and wrote about his birthplace. Calligraphy by Xu Bing.
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