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新诗 偶然 Happenstance - A Poem By Xu Zhimo

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ID: 2916 Advanced
今天的课程要介绍一首新诗,不同于唐诗、宋词、元曲,这是白话文的诗,同时融合了英文俗语的元素。除此之外,也有人为这首诗谱了曲,如果你有兴趣,可以找出这首歌来听听。 Photo from Wikipedia
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偶然 ǒurán coincidentally; occassionally
投影 tóuyǐng to project a shadow or image
波心 bōxīn stirring bosom
讶异 yàyī to be alarmed
ǒurán ]Xú Zhìmó
Happenstance by Xu Zhimo
wǒ shì tiānkōng lǐ de yī piàn yún
I am a cloud in the sky
ǒurán tóuyǐng zài nǐ de bōxīn
My shadow happens across your stirring bosom
nǐ búbì yàyì
Don't be alarmed
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