Chinese poem illustration:春望 /Spring Watching by Du Fu
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After months trapped in Chang’an city, the capital by the rebellions of Anshi Turmoil(安史之乱), Du Fu was separated from his family , which is 200km north to him. The initial horror and uncertainty were replaced with homesick and sadness of the endangered land.
This poem now become the song of a patriot in an endangered situation as well as homesick.This poem is also a key poem showing one of the Du Fu’s life turning point.Two words turned into daily words used even today by this poem, 国破, 家书万金.
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