骆宾王 (Luò Bīnwáng)
translated by Tim Lantz

咏鹅 (Yǒng é)

鹅,鹅,鹅,曲项向天歌。(É, é, é, qū xiàng xiàng gē.)
白毛浮绿水,红掌拨清波。(Bái máo fú lǜ shuǐ, hóng zhǎng bō qīng bō.)

Ode to the Goose

goose, goose, goose, neck bent, sings to the sky
white feathers float on green water, red feet stir clear waves