Moonlight face-timing (Jue Ju)

L. B. Mek

Notice of absence from L. B. Mek
'fare ye well' kind friends


Moonlight face-timing

(a Jue Ju poem)


lost gaze - moon pale - Li Bai scenes

blank stare - night bare - drin king sins

name blink - bright shine - hope ful hymn

face looms - sweet tears - mo bile screens 



© L. B. Mek

May 2018

  • Author: L. B. Mek (Offline Offline)
  • Published: August 5th, 2022 01:42
  • Comment from author about the poem: ( ) Li Bai's original
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 45
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  • arqios

    This jue ju poetry is the juice! Thanks for sharing!

    • L. B. Mek

      so much tradition, a lovely poetic form
      we ruin it in translation, but hey
      we can't all learn Mandarin.. lol
      so glad you enjoyed it dear Poet, thank you!

    • dusk arising

      'maz ing - jen re - new to me
      clev er - word play - po et ry
      new rules - there to - learn one day
      soo ner - la ter - who's to say

      • L. B. Mek

        glad you had fun with it, thanks Dusk

      • sorenbarrett

        L.B. I have to say I am not familiar with this form but thank you for introducing me to it. Beautiful.

        • L. B. Mek

          yeah I thought a poet of your merit would enjoy it
          it is wonderfully tricky
          hard to get right, if you want to take it seriously
          but a lot of fun trying..
          thank you!

        • Hakikur Rahman

          Elated by fine collection of words. Nicely composed.

          • L. B. Mek

            thank you! dear Poet
            (Li Bo/Bai/Po
            is one of my absolute favourites
            and this is a modern twist
            as reply, to his best known poem
            glad you enjoyed my effort)

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