Thursday, July 9, 2009

Taoist excerpt

A pot of mellow wine

Is the acme of my wants.

On dragon back I fly

To the Islands of the Blessed.

Within that faery realm

When the night begins to wane,

One may see immortals sport

With the rings around the moon!

Lü Yen
(trans. John Blofeld)

Taoism: The Road to Immortality

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