• Round a turn of the Qin Fortress winds the Wei River,
    And Yellow Mountain foot-hills enclose the Court of China;
    Past the South Gate willows comes the Car of Many Bells
    On the upper Palace-Garden Road-a solid length of blossom;
    A Forbidden City roof holds two phoenixes in cloud;
    The foliage of spring shelters multitudes from rain;
    And now, when the heavens are propitious for action,
    Here is our Emperor ready-no wasteful wanderer.

    Wang Wei, “Looking Down In A Spring-Rain”