Posts Tagged ‘ mountains ’

Mountains smile in spring – The Dewdrop World

春山淡治而如笑
夏山蒼翠而如滴
秋山明浄而如粧
冬山惨淡而如眠

Mountains in spring

— calm and smiling

Mountains in summer

— luxurious and dripping blue green blue

Mountains in autumn

— bright and clean, adorned in color

Mountains in winter

— somber, as if asleep

Guo Xi

Source: Mountains smile in spring – The Dewdrop World

Vitro Nasu » Blog Archive » Gary Snyder – Poet of Deep Ecology at 89

 

Gary Snyder (Photo by Allen Ginsberg )

 

Happy birthday Gary Snyder (May 8 1930)

 

“Range after range of mountains.
Year after year after year.
I am still in love.”

― Gary Snyder, Riprap and Cold Mountain Poems

 

Source: Vitro Nasu » Blog Archive » Gary Snyder – Poet of Deep Ecology at 89

COLD MOUNTAIN – YouTube

A Longhouse Birdhouse

Mr. Bungle – What the World Needs Now – YouTube

Gary Snyder – An Evening With at Miami Book Fair 2016 – Counterpoint Press

thanks to A Longhouse Birdhouse

A Longhouse Birdhouse: WANG AN-SHIH ~

Wandering Out With A Full Moon To
Eightfold-Integrity River

Thoughts turned far away from you,
confusion rife, I can’t sleep. Finally

I rise, gaze up into bright stars, then
saddle a horse and wander the road

east, thinking rivers and mountains
might ease my worries. I know you

are no dinner. Come: we’ll ladle out

clouds together here at their source.

A Longhouse Birdhouse: WANG AN-SHIH ~.

Yang Yongliang’s “From the New World”

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And look again, at  the  Anthropocene renderings of mountains, cliffs, and rivers once drawn and painted by ancient Chinese artists who experienced them as going on forever.

Vermont (a story) by Katie Yates | Cowbird

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clouds, in gathering, sun arises instantly, orange satin, white silk, a throne covering the mountains, a mist, frog-song in the evening, birds amongst flags, the archery range, the ladies-in-waiting, so pretty and the sacred texts & songs, the journey across mountain ranges from select to anonymous, heart-sung, immediate, what we know instantly, and instantly again.  — Katie Yates

Vermont (a story) by Katie Yates | Cowbird

Bamboo and Plum Blossom: Li Po (Li Bai-701-762)

Summer Day in the Mountains

Too lazy to wave the white plume fan,

stripped to the waist in the green wood’s mist,

I loose my headcloth, hang it on a stony wall,

bare my top knot for pine winds to riffle

 – Li Po (Li Bai-701-762)

(Translation by Burton Watson)

Bamboo and Plum Blossom: Li Po (Li Bai-701-762).

in whispering doze, a haiku by Bam Dev Sharma

in whispering doze
horizon and mountains
in the same basket

Bam Dev Sharma
Nepal