About the Poem and Writer: This ancient Chinese poem was written by Wang Chang Ling (698-756). He is one of the most well-known poets from the Tang Dynasty. His poem are optimistic, bright, and positive, which has made them well-loved by Chinese far and wide. This poem was written when he was about to depart from his home and best friend. At that time he had been through lots of trials. Since the government was very corrupt, he didn’t want to be one of them. So he told his friend, if folks in the hometown asked about him, tell them that he would remain noble and virtuous, unstained by bribes or corruption.. This poem nowadays encourages people to be virtuous and do what is right even if it requires self-sacrifice.

Pronunciation in Pinyin: Luo4 Yang2 Qin1 You3 Ru2 Xiang1 Wen4, Yi1 Pian4 Bing1 Xin1 Zai4 Yu4 Hu2

Poem Translation: Oh friend, when folks in Luoyang inquire, let it be said, My heart is as bright as crystal ice in the jar of jade.

Title: In Furong Tower Seeing Xin Jian Off

The red scroll photo is a computerized image representing what the characters in the scroll are. The gold scroll photo is an actual hand painted scroll, but the characters may be different. All scrolls are 100% hand made and hand painted.

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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Be Virtuous

  • Product Code: Be Virtuous - Wang Qang Lin Tang Dynasty Poem Scroll
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $31.99

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