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雨巷 'Rain Alley' Poem
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ID: 4016 Upper Intermediate
Today we listen to an extract of a poem by the Chinese poet and essayist, 戴望舒 Dài Wàngshū (1905-1950). The title of the poem is 雨巷 which translates as Rain Alley. To learn more about the poet Dài Wàngshū, click here.
Thu Aug 03 2017 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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|撑||chēng||to hold up|
|彷徨||pánghuáng||to pace back and forth; to hesitate|
zuòzhě ：Dài Wàngshū
Author: Dai Wangshu
chēng zhe yóuzhǐsǎn ，dúzì
Holding an oil-paper umbrella, alone
pánghuáng zài yōucháng ，yōucháng
Pacing in the long, long
yòu jìliáo de yǔ xiàng ，
and lonesome rainy alley,
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