Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Cornel Dogwood Grove

Cornel Dogwood Grove

bearing fruit it’s vermilion & green,
as if its blossoms opened anew—
to keep your guest in these mountains
offer him this hibiscus cup

Translation by Jack Hayes © 2017
based on Wang Wei: 茱萸沜
zhū yú pàn

Image links to its source in Wiki Commons:
Cornus officinalis's fruits; photo by Dalgial, who makes it available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unportedlicense.

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