About the Poem and Writer: This poem was written by Du Fu (712-770). He had a great influence on Chinese and Japanese ancient classic poems. He was called the "god poet" and passed down 1500 poems. This poem was written when he and his brother were separated by war. In the moonlight, he missed his time with his brother in their hometown. This part of the poem is often used by modern people in the moon festival or when they are homesick for family or friends. Over time the poem's meaning has gradually changed to include missing any family or friends, not just a brother.

Pronunciation in Pinyin: Lu4 Cong2 Jin1 Yue4 Bai2, Yue4 Shi4 Gu4 Xiang1 Ming2

Poem Translation:Twilight falls tonight, morning dew white, soft moon home, shines with delight.

Title: Missing My Brother in Moonlight

Script: Poem will be written in the Lishu official calligraphy script. This popular style is clear and smooth.

Size: 11" X 32" (25Cm X 80 Cm) - Also available in larger sizes

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Also you can choose a custom inscription, perfect for gifts! Click link for an example of a personalized message in English. You can choose any message for your own inscription. The length of the scroll may be adjusted slightly to accommodate your inscription.

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Missing You

  • Product Code: Du Fu Missing My Brother
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  • $31.99

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