An Original artwork
Chinese calligraphy on Xuan mulberry paper in running script, one of the Chinese calligraphy styles
Written in the UK by Jing Wang
This is only one off original authentic calligraphy art work.
Mooring at Maple Bridge Tonight - by Zhangji (Tang Dynasty)
As the moon sinks, in the frost-like sky caw the crows,
The river trees 'n' fisher's lamps see me sleep in soes.
Beyond the walled town, there stands the Temple of Frost Hill,
Ah, its chime at midnight into my boat echoes.
The poem resonates me when was traveling on my own and this is how I read this poem:-
It is an everyday scene that a traveler, homesick and sleepless while a bit romantic and excitement of discovering the place, sees, as his boat arrives in Suzhou (or Gusu, its old name). He’s at Maple Bridge outside the city proper, where his boat is moored. It is night and chilly, and his mood is affected by three things – the cry of crows, the fisherman’s light and the sound of the temple bell.
Maple Bridge, is located in Suzhou City, Jiangsu province. "姑苏(Gūsū)", is another name for Suzhou City. "寒山寺(Hánshān Sì)", the Temple of Frost Hill is located near the Maple Bridge.Ready to frame in standard 415mm x 295mm frame. Original art
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