Mi Fu (1051 - 1107)
scroll, 27 x 80 in. ink rubbing on rice paper
Xu Lin, 507 - 583
I long for my home in a foreign land. Imaging that she is standing at the window waiting for me, I wish if only I could start my journey home. Stars are twinkling in the sky, clouds stretching far to Qilian Mountain. With mounted war tension, however, I don't know when my soldiering will end.