Bashfully tidying up her hair bun, she is so elated that she frequently casts
coquettish glances. The zither she is playing has wild geese pegs
and thirteen strings. Every string brings the Spring song of orioles. Beautiful
clouds 3 tend to fly away fast. When I awaken from my dream, I wonder
where she is. The far-reaching yard of dense trees locks in the sunset. A
spatter of rain falls on the leaves of the banana trees 4.
1 The title can also be translated as "Cranberry seeds" or
something that tends to get lost.
The pegs are arranged like the lines of wild geese in the sky.
Beautiful clouds refer to the image of the beautiful girl.
The last two sentences express his sad feelings in a poetic way.