Hearing the Flute at Night on Shouxiang Walls
748-827 AD, Tang Dynasty
Li Yi, China Translator: Ying Sun © 2008
回乐峰前沙似雪，The sand below Huile Peak is as white as snow.
受降城外月如霜。Outside Shouxiang Walls frost-like moonbeams glow.
不知何处吹芦管， Someone is playing the flute - not sure from where.
一夜征人尽望乡。 Over night all soldiers get homesickness hard to bear.do Homeward night levy .