Du Xunhe: A Woman Silkworm-Raiser ~ 《蚕妇》 杜荀鹤 with English Translations

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《蚕妇》 杜荀鹤


A Woman Silkworm-Raiser
Du Xunhe

My face has no colour, only signs of hunger;
Wealth and good fortune are strangers to me.
People constantly praise me for toiling over silkworms,
But why for my clothing do I have only coarse ramie?

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