Chinese poem illustration: 小雅 鱼藻/ Xiaoya – Fishes in Weeds by Anonymous
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The 1st poem in sub-chapter Ten Poems of Fishes and Weeds(鱼藻之什), a typical poem on king’s happy party, which reflected the happiness and inner-peace of Zhou poeple.
From the primitive writing and simple structure, this poem very likely belongs to the early stage of Zhou dynasty. Arguement on characters 颁, 莘 and 那 is raised.