Originally posted on Life is But This 命: Overnight in a Mountain Temple by Li Bai (701 – 762) This derelict edifice towers so high I can pluck the stars from the sky I dare not speak in a shouting pitch Fearing of startling the immortals (c) Mary Tang 鄧許文蘭 2017 夜宿山寺。李白 危樓高百尺,手可摘星辰。 不敢高聲語,恐驚天上人。

via Overnight in a Mountain Temple by Li Bai (translation) — O at the Edges

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