Andy Jiang – Asia Regional Director. IE University.
Farewells Over Grasslands (賦得古原草送別) by : Bai Juyi (772 – 846).
Extending for miles and miles is a field of grass,
Year after year it shrivels and grows back.
It never burns out in bush fires,
Spring breezes would always life revive.
In the distance, upon an old trail it trespasses,
The vivid green stretches its way towards the yonder ruins of a castle.
Here I am again seeing off a nobleman,
Leaving me with parting sorrow as thick as this field is with grass that saturates.