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Li Shangyin

Li Shangyin (813–859) was a late Tang poet whose works are famous for their lush and obscure imagery. During his lifetime, he held various posts as a low-level government official, and though his poetry and prose were appreciated within certain literary circles, his status as one of the most important poets of his time was not recognized until after his death.

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At the tall pavilion,
The guests are finally gone.
The little garden
Is a chaos of flying flowers.

Li Shangyin