Posted by: Stephen Paul | March 19, 2013

Only the mountain remains

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     The Birds Have Vanished into the Sky

By Li Po
(701 – 762)

English version by Sam Hamill

The birds have vanished into the sky,
and now the last cloud drains away.

We sit together, the mountain and me,
until only the mountain remains.

From www.poetry-chaikhana.com

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