Du Fu Revisited

3 1/2″ x 5″ hard and soft ground etching
on Arches Cover with black, Daniel Smith ink

Along the shore line
fine grasses sway.
The ship’s mast towers
into the solitary night.
settle over
the wild, flat lands
the ship once passed.
The moon may leap
over this great, black, flowing river
but the ship will never sail again.
How do I make another start?
I am to old
to quit
these offices I’ve held.
on a river of forgetfulness:
one seagull and the moon. Posted by Picasa

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