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Tu Fu (712-770)


Tu Fu (712-770) Chinese Poet during the TANG Dynasty. He wrote about the sufferings of the ordinary people and the horrors of war of which he had first hand experience.

This piece is quoted in the book, "The War Lord" by Malcolm Bosse

The cranes overhead go in silence.
Below them the wolves are quarreling.
The war has saddened me so I can't sleep.
Who has the strength to bring order to heaven and earth?