Wednesday, 14 December 2011

夕陽無限好 ...


夕陽無限好,
只是近黃昏

Zik yeung mo hahn hou,
zi si gan wong fan.

(The setting sunlight is sublime,
Yet all too soon it turns to dusk.)

- Li Shangyin, Tang Dynasty poet

 Lamma

Sai Kung Country Park

This is just a well-known fragment of a four-line poem. Read the full poem with an English translation here.

Photographs © Emilie Pavey

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