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There is no Frigate like a Book « The Irish Aesthete

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There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away, Nor any Coursers like a Page Of prancing Poetry – This Traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of Toll How frugal is the Chariot That be…

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Resting Place.

In my interpretation, Wang Wei’s classical quatrain
becomes a tristich or tercet with cadence.

Thanks again to Robert Okaji for re-posting
the transliteration of another evocative Chinese poem.

Illustration: Unattributed photograph found at several online sites.

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Authors’ Anthem.

IRISH FIREBRANDS: A Novel ~ and Other Works by Christine Plouvier, Indie Author

Authors' Anthem

(Click on the image to download a poster of this song.)

Authors’ Anthem.

Do you Hear the Authors sing, a Song of Disenfranchised Pens,
About an Art that’Craft has e’er Co-opted, time & time again?
When the Fire in your Eyes lights on the Words upon this Page,
Your Writing Life will soon be Bright, in The Authors’ Age:

It’s No Matter what your Genre: SciFi, Romance, All are Fit,
To Raise your Voice in Blogs, & Lift all Writing from this Pit!
Historicals ~ Memoirists ~  Paranormals ~ Can Do It!

Do you Hear the Authors sing, a Song of Disenfranchised Pens,
About an Art that’Craft has e’er Co-opted, time & time again?
When the Blood within your Veins etches the Words upon this Page,
Your Writing Life will take the Stage, in The Authors’ Age:

Will you Do All that You Can, so that Our Art may Now…

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