《南鄉子》張弘范(1238-1280) __江紹倫英譯

《南鄉子》張弘范(1238-1280)
《Tune: Southern Country Song》Zhang Hong Fan

深院日初長                 Deep where I dwell summer days prolong
萬卷詩書一炷香          Ten thousand volumes and incense sticks burn long
竹掩茅齋人不到          No one visits this humble dwelling in bamboo shades
清涼                             Cool and serene
茶罷西軒讀老莊          I read Lao-Zhang after tea in the west wing

今古都輸夢一場          Today as at all times they are but a dream
煞利名途上客              We laugh at people steep in pursuing wealth and fame
乾忙                             Occupied only
千丈紅塵                     In thousands of bustling days hairs become grey

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