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FREE SHIPPING ! I Am A Thought of You: Poems by Sie Thao Written in China in the Ninth Century

FREE SHIPPING ! I Am A Thought of You: Poems by Sie Thao Written in China in the Ninth Century

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Sie Thao lived in the ninth century. Her name meant Waving Grass. She wove herself and her songs into the hearts of lovers, and has been woven by them into legends, legends which have been taken over by other countries. Poet, playright, actress and author, Mary Kennedy recalls that she found a copy of Sie Thao's poems in the original Chinese in a Shanghai bookshop. "From English renderings of these, and from other sources more recent I have adapted the poems in this book," she writes.

Marianne Moore wrote of this work, "Sie Thao: an ancient poet grieves and Nature's beauty is a language that the reader cannot resist. Only the translator can effect such magic ... a poet of Mary Kennedy's sensibility."

Paperback: 56 pages
Publisher: Worthy Shorts (December 15, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1935340069
ISBN-13: 978-1935340065
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.2 x 8 inches
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