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Chuo Wên-chün

  • All I wanted was a man / With a single heart, / And we would stay together / As our hair turned white, / Not somebody always after wriggling fish / With his big bamboo rod.

    • Chuo Wên-chün,
    • 2nd cent. BCE, in Kenneth Rexroth and Ling Chung, trans., eds., The Orchid Boat: Women Poets of China ()

Chuo Wên-chün, Chinese poet

(2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)