Chinese poem illustration: 观沧海 A Look to Vast Ocean by Cao Cao
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One of a kind through Chinese history: Father with his two sons were all greatest poets, been a general, premier minister and an emperor, leading poets and writers of a very critical poetry genre: Wind and Bone of Han and Wei dynasty(汉魏风骨), a family cultivated and made the literary genre .
This poem is an emperor expressing his wishes, yet the poet, Cao Cao had never been an emperor but his son. Through this poem, we could still feel the ambition Cao Cao had, not to say his contemporaries. Some sentences were deeply valued and recited till today.
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