Bai Juyi: Everlasting Longing ~ 《长相思》 白居易 with English Translations

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《长相思》 白居易


Everlasting Longing
Bai Juyi

See Northern river flow,
And Western river flow!
By Melon Islet, mingling waves, they go.
The Southern hills dotted with woe.

O how can I forget?
How can I not regret?
My deep sorrow will last till with you I have met,
Waiting from moonrise to moonset.

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