Jueju, No. 1 of 2 (In Late Sun, the River and Hills are Beautiful)
迟日江山丽
春风花草香
泥融飞燕子
沙暖睡鸳鸯
chí rì jiāng shān lì
chūn fēng huā cǎo xiāng
ní róng fēi yàn zǐ
shā nuǎn shuì yuān yāng
Late sun river hill beautiful
Spring wind flower grass fragrant
Mud thaw fly swallow
Sand warm sleep mandarin duck
In late sun, the river and hills are beautiful,
The spring breeze bears the fragrance of flowers and grass.
The mud has thawed, and swallows fly around,
On the warm sand, mandarin ducks are sleeping.