春 晓（Chūn xiăo）A Spring Morning
作 者：孟浩然 Meng Haoran（Zuò zhĕ: Mèng Hàorán）
Chūn mián bù jué xiăo,
春 眠 不 觉 晓，
I awake light-hearted this morning of spring,
Chù chù wén tí niăo.
处 处 闻 啼 鸟。
Everywhere round me the singing of birds.
Yè lái fēng yŭ shēng,
夜 来 风 雨 声，
But now I remember the night, the storm,
Huā luò zhī duō shăo.
花 落 知 多 少。
And I wonder how many blossoms were broken.
1. 眠(mián): n. sleeping
2. 春晓(chūnxiăo): n. the morning in spring; “晓” means dawn.
3. 不觉(bùjué): v. not aware of…
4. 闻啼鸟(wén tí niăo): v. hearing the voice of the birds; “闻” means hearing.
Meng Haoran (689～740), a famous poet in the climax of Tang Dynasty, was good at writing pastoral poems.
Learn another famous poet in Chinese history.
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咏鹅 (yŏng’é) To Ganders
跨越自己 (Kuàyuè Zìjĭ) Surpass Ourselves
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