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Poem

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:20 AM

New Year’s Day

Another year vanishes with firework smoke,

Warm spring quietly sneaks into households.

Opening doors and windows embrace a fresh sunshine,

New lucky charms are up blessing a prosperous time.

Written by Wang Anshi

Translated by Ken Fan

Wang Anshi (1021-1086) was a Chinese poet and prose writer, best known as a prime minister and socio-economic reformer of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1125).

Ken Fan (Fana Gongsheng) holds a PhD in mathematics from Columbia University and is currently working in Hong Kong as a business manager.

The pictures are taken from the internet with sources acknowledged and copyright belongs to the original painter.