Chinese poem illustration: 小雅 大东/ Xiaoya – Grand Easts by Anonymous
Full video also available at Bilibili: 小雅 大东
A blaming poem to West People(西人) by East People(东人)? or general blaming poem to the King of Zhou(周王)? A new argument is put forward in this video together with discussion on the venue of this poem. This poem is famous for its mysterious, ironic and ambiguous writing through the history, yet its fury and sadness are so obvious beyond those ambiguities.
This poem is unique in Shijing for two reasons: One of the 4 poems with 7 paragraphs; described 8 chinese constellations or stars, the most QTY. in a single Shijing poem.
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