Autumn River Song

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Chinese scroll by Shen Nanpin, Cranes, Peach Tree, Chinese Roses, early 18th century
Autumn River Song
Shen Nanpin, Cranes, Peach Tree, Chinese Roses, early 18th century

The moon shimmers in green water.
White herons fly through the moonlight.

The young man hears a girl gathering water-chestnuts:
into the night, singing, they paddle home together.

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