Chinese ancient poem: Eastern Slope

编辑:善林

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Eastern Slope

Su Shi

Rain has washed Eastern Slope, the moon shines clear;

Where townsmen walked earlier, farmers pass.

Why mind jagged stones on the hillside path?

I like the ringing sound my stick makes when it strikes.

 

东坡

苏轼

雨洗东坡月色清,市人行尽野人行。

莫嫌荦确坡头路,自爱铿然曳杖声。

 

Sushi(1037-1101), another name “Dongpo Jushi”, born in Sichuan Province, famous poet, calligrapher, painter and  litterateur in Song Dynasty. Sushi was in charge of governance of Hangzhou twice during his life. You can see his influence everywhere when you visit Hangzhou.

苏轼生于1037年,卒于1101年,本名苏轼,字子瞻,号“东坡居士”,眉州眉山即今四川眉山人,是北宋著名文学家、书画家、散文家、诗人、词人。苏东坡一生曾两任杭州,如今走在杭州,无论哪个角落,都有他的影子。