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A life sketch of loquats

Album leaf by Shen Zhou 沈周 (1427-1509) with his inscription

Image credit: The National Palace Museum, Taipei

誰將金彈子,Who put some golden beads,

瞥眼閣高枝。[Like] eyes glancing, aloof on the high branch.

野鳥不敢下,Wild birds dare not alight,

避飛還自疑。Flying clear of them, ever so bewildered.


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