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Ancient Classics -> Book of Poetry -> Lessons from the states -> Odes Of Tang -> Shan You Shu -> 3.1

On the mountains are the varnish trees,
In the low wet grounds are the chestnuts.
You have spirits and viands; -
Why not daily play your lute?
Both to give a zest to your joy,
And to prolong the day?
You will drop off in death,
And another person will enter your chamber.

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