Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Li Bai

'He gave up fame and fortune in his youth
for the high office of mountain pine and cloud.
He toasted the moon for its beauty
and paid his tax and tribute to the flowers.
Who among us can attain such nobility?
We only breathe its fragrance as we pass.'

2 comments:

WELCOME TO MY WORLD OF POETRY: said...

wonderful quotation.

Yvonne,

Kendra said...

Hi honey, I miss and love you and thank God get to read your heart from here....K-Mommy