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Hsüan-chi Yü

  • It is easier to get priceless jewels / Than to find a man with a true heart.

    • Hsüan-chi Yü,
    • "Advice to a Neighbor Girl" (9th cent.), in Kenneth Rexroth and Ling Chung, trans., eds., The Orchid Boat: Women Poets of China ()
  • ... I know / The soft wind will blow me home.

    • Hsüan-chi Yü,
    • "Living in the Summer Mountains" (9th cent.), in Kenneth Rexroth and Ling Chung, trans., eds., The Orchid Boat: Women Poets of China ()

Hsüan-chi Yü, Chinese poet

(844 - 869)

Name also seen as Yu Xuanji.