Peach Flower Creek 1

Zhang, Xu  (675? A.D.-750? A.D.)

A flying bridge is indistinct in the smoke across the field.
West of a rock outcropping I met a fisherman in a boat.
Notice that peach flowers flow with the water all day.
I asked where along the clear creek is the entrance of a cave?

1 In order to fully appreciate this poem, one should first read the essay, "The Springhead in a Blooming Peach Grove", written by Yuan-ming Tao.