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Li Po (701-62) and Tu Fu (712-70) were two of the best known poets of China's greatest literary era. For over 20 years they carried on a conversation in poetry, and this book records 90 poems, 45 by each poet, in which they discuss many subjects, including their friendship.
Paperback, 134 pages
Published May 1st 1993 by Weatherhill
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I read this long ago, and enjoyed it, but it meant much more to me this time around, reading it again as someone much older than I was then.
Magical essence of humanness and friendship revealed. Vulnerability, brokenness, triumph & love earnestly expressed.
I want to have friends that I write poetry with til Im old like this.
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Date of Birth: ca. 701 A.D.
Date of Death: ca. 762 A.D.

This is a Chinese name. The family name is Li.

Li Bai (Li Pai; Chinese: 李白; pinyin: Lǐ Bái; Wade–Giles: Li Pai), also known as Li Bo (or Li Po; pinyin: Lǐ Bó; Wade–Giles: Li Po) was a Chinese poet. He was part of the group of Chinese scholars called the "Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup" in a poem by fellow poet Du Fu. Li Po is often regarded, al...more
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