Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, A PALACE STORY, by PO CHU-YI



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A PALACE STORY, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: A network handkerchief contains no tear
Last Line: Rest on a screen, and you will fall, I fear.
Alternate Author Name(s): Bai Juyi; Bo Juyi; Po Chu-i; Lo T'ien; Jyu-yi


A network handkerchief contains no tear.
'Tis dawn at court ere wine and music sate.
The rich red crops no aftermath await.
Rest on a screen, and you will fall, I fear.







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