Who is Du Fu

ZimeiChinese子美TranscriptionsStandard MandarinHanyu PinyinZǐmeǐShaoling YelaoChinese少陵野老TranscriptionsStandard MandarinHanyu PinyinShàolíng Yělǎo Du Fu (Wade–Giles: Tu Fu; Chinese: 杜甫;...
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Du Fu Poems

  • To Bi Siyao
    Once stately figures in the art of rhyme,
    Now sadly down at heels, our careers in ruin,
    Regarded by our servants with disdain,
    We are grown old and gray before our time. ...
  • Ballad Of The Press-gang At Shihao Village
    One evening I found lodging in a village where
    A press-gang stole by night to seize my aging host,
    Who, hearing them, scaled the wall and hid nearby.
    Furious, the bailiff bellowed at the gate ...
  • The Pitiful Young Prince
    Hooded crows fly at night
    over the walls of Chang'an,
    uttering harsh cries
    above Welcoming Autumn Gate, ...
  • Behind The Gates Of The Wealthy
    zhu men jiu rou chou
    lu you dong si gu

    Behind the gates of the wealthy ...
  • Morning Rain
    A slight rain comes, bathed in dawn light.
    I hear it among treetop leaves before mist
    Arrives. Soon it sprinkles the soil and,
    Windblown, follows clouds away. Deepened ...
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Long 16 White 14 Night 14 River 13 Sky 12 Home 11 Moon 11 Cold 11 Life 11 Spring 10

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Comments about Du Fu

  • Dreninnn: "from the hour you're born, you begin to die." — simone de beauvoir "good rain knows when's the best time to fall." — du fu "it is in blindness where we find our true strength." — final space cartoon "life is coming from you and not at you." — timothee chalamet
  • Boiarski: "behind the gates of the wealthy food lies rotting from waste. outside it's the poor who lie frozen to death." — du fu
  • Goldenstagetxt: one shichen later, du leng came inside the tent to check up on the condition of fu shen’s injury. all he saw was them curled up into a sleeping ball on the narrow bed, their necks crossed like a pair of mandarin ducks, and he couldn’t keep from smiling.
  • Aohsusometimesy: learned a new word today. rexroth says du fu was one.
  • Not_ikevoice: classic traditional otaku style. du fu fu.
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