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Ancient Classics -> Book of Poetry -> Lessons from the states -> Odes Of Tang -> Di Du -> 1.1

There is a solitary russet pear tree,
[But] its leaves are luxuriant.
Alone I walk unbefriended; -
Is it because there are no other people?
But none are like the sons of one's father.
O ye travellers,
Why do ye not sympathize with me?
Without brothers as I am,
Why do ye not help me?

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