09 June 2013

Peony Promise, Missoula, Montana

Visit to the Hermit Chui
Moss covered paths between scarlet peonies,
Pale jade mountains fill your rustic windows.
I envy you, drunk with flowers;
Butterflies swirling in your dreams.
– Qian Qi (Tang Dynasty)

Click here to read more classical Chinese peony poetry.

1 comment:

  1. Childhood memories in their fragrant ruffled blooms.


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