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Tu Fu (712 - 770)
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Chinese poetry is much different than its Western counterpart. Each Chinese character is a word/picture. Because the characters have remained essentially unchanged for thousands of years, each holds an emotional charge and racial memory. The characters cascade down the page, each painting a picture, evoking an emotion. Each character builds on the last and acts as a foundation for the next. As you gaze upon the poem, you see the symbol for river. In the column next to the symbol for river is a s..
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After the separation of death one can eventually swallow back one's grief, but the separation of the living is an endless, unappeasable anxiety.
- Tu Fu
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