His most recent translations from ancient Chinese are the Selected Poems of Li Po
, recently published by New Directions; and The Late Poems of Meng Chiao, forthcoming from Prince University Press.
Collecting works by a wide variety of great authors, including Lao Tzu, Han Shan, Li Po
, Dogen Kigen, Saigyo, and many more, The Poetry of Zen offers a cross-section of historical classics that all have in common a resonating theme conducive to meditation, reflection, and self-transformation.
He likens himself to Li Po
in one poem and speaks with contempt in another for his contemporary and thus competitive poets, whom he taunts for their whining envy at his success and home at Black Vulture Press, a not so veiled, somewhat callous teasing reference to Black Sparrow.
I greatly appreciated Eric Ormsby's essay on Ezra Pound in the March 2004 issue ("The voice impersonator"), but was baffled by his suggestion that Pound had ignored Li Po
in his translations from Chinese poets.
Scope of works involves provision of sewerage to 4 unsewered in Sha Tin and 26 unsewered areas in Tai Po and extension of trunk sewer in Ma On Shan along Sai Sha Road from Pak Shek to Kei Ling Ha Lo Wai, to collect the sewage from the proposed sewered areas covered above and those areas near the trunk sewers, including Li Po
Chun United World College, symphony Bay Villa Concerto, Symphony Bay Villa Phapsody, Holiday Centre for the Elderly and Hong Kong Baptist Theological Seminary, and convey it to Sha Tin Sewage Treatment Works.
Osha monika yo kutya, omakondololo opanghalafano oo e li po
nale otaa dulu okududwa mo meendelelo noinape ya oilanduli yasha.
To underscore the powers of nature, she inserts a story about the famous eighth-century poet Li Po
, a romanticist known for his sensual imagery and his alchemical approach to Taoism.
Ashike moshilandopangelo shaTanzania osho tashi xumu komesho tashi endelele, omu na omalunduluko mahapu oilonga osho itashi halakanifa po ashike eitavelo olo la li po
kutya oolyelye ashike hava longo oshilonga osho, ndelenee otashi ulike yo kutya moku shi ninga omu na ongeshefa iwa.
Oudjuu ou u li po
natango owokuudifa ko ovanailonga vepangelo navakwao ngoo vamwe va kale have tu djoina pomafimbo eenghundafana detu, shaashi ohava kala va tila okukala pamwe nomashenge.
If this does not remind the reader of classical Chinese poetry, the mention of Tu Fu and Li Po
in "Gratitude" and elsewhere certainly will.
Mumwamemekadona okwa kala ha tumu okaana kaye kokamati ke uye ka tale kutya ondi li po
At his best - and he is often at his best - Wright produces prose poems in long, broken lines of verse, with whimsical titles like "Looking Outside the Cabin Window, I Remember a Line by Li Po