Chinese poem illustration: 周南 汝坟/Zhou Wind – Your Tomb by Anonymous

周南 汝坟

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A poem likely written at the last period of West Zhou(西周) by indicating the royal house of ancestor temple was damaged almost completely.

This poem is about a wife attending the tomb(扫墓) of her husbund, who was a former lord. The whole poem is a mixture of sadness, a moment of joy and hopless, especially in a time of nationwide chaos.

Even thought this poet is considered as a female as always, it still has the possibility that a man wrote this poem, the brother or son of the passed away lord.

周南 汝坟




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