Wednesday, September 15, 2010

What Great Rulers Don't See

You say you will be famous
That people will sing your song --
Never mind weeping women
Or the orphans' countless throng


Jinksy said...

So much sadness in four lines...

Jim714 said...

When I was studying Chinese poetry and the Quatrains of famous Chinese poets I was amazed at how much they could place within the small confines of the form. I have tried to model my Quatrains on their example.