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Jiu Bian and Song Yu Bei Qiu #4:
Heaven's flooding brings autumn rain (poem 4, line 17)


(02.06 to 02.40 in the recording)

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I grew orchids but my lord would not wear them; I am barred from giving him my advice. And now, although the earth is flooded with autumn rain, it cannot nurture me.

View Illustration 5 (at 02.40 of the recording)

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