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Chinese poem illustration: 大风歌/ Song of Storm by Liu Bang

大风歌

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The unique among uniques, Liu Bang, the first emperor struggled his way to the throne from the ground zero, establishing the social and political structure of China for 2000 years after him, the first one promot Chu Poems(楚辞) by his royal power.

This song was written in his final years, reflected the mindset of a grass-rooted emperor, also the specialty of Chu Poems, longer sentence of 7 characters, more of personal feelings, attached poet name.The old way is nameless, no matter it was written by a king or queen.

大风歌
刘邦

大风起兮云飞扬,
威加海内兮归故乡,
安得猛士兮守四方!

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