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Fields and Gardens by the River Qi

I dwell apart by the River Qi,
Where the Eastern wilds stretch far without hills.
The sun darkens beyond the mulberry trees;
The river glistens through the villages.
Shepherd boys depart, gazing back to their hamlets;
Hunting dogs return following their men.
When a man’s at peace, what business does he have?
I shut fast my rustic door throughout the day.


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Poem Fields and Gardens by the River Qi - Wang Wei