THE WRITERS POST
VOLUME 13 NUMBER 1
††††††† ††††††Want to be and arrant liar
†††††††††††††††††††† a poem by† TAN DA (1889-1939)
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† translated by Song Ho
†††††† Want to be an arrant liar
Sister Moon, what melancholy in an autumn night!
On earth, Iím now tired of living again and again.
In the Palace is there someone sitting beside you?
Please take and put me† on the branch of banian tree.
Having a boyfriend to chat, should not you worry
Together wind and clouds, our life becomes joyful.
And then every year, the mid-autumn night comes
Lean on each other, look down on the earth laughing.
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