A Lake With A View (2)

Freed turtles and fish lingering about the boat

Blooming everywhere are lotuses afloat

Hills, pillowed on the waves, rising up and down

In a breeze, the boat and the moon’s reflection wavering about

~ Translated by Dot, from Su Shi’s “On June 27 Getting Drunk At Lake View Pavilion,” written in the Song dynasty

放生鱼鳖逐人来,无主荷花到处开。
水枕能令山俯仰,风船解与月徘徊。

~ 蘇軾 (宋代) <<六月二十七日望湖樓醉書>>