《感遇》 张九龄
兰叶春葳蕤,桂华秋皎洁。
欣欣此生意,自尔为佳节。
谁知林栖者,闻风坐相悦。
草木有本心,何求美人折。


Thoughts of the Orchid by Zhang Jiu Ling
The orchid blooms during spring,
While olive shines in the fall.
Naturally they grow in abundance,
Creating excellent seasons for all.
For the hermit in the forest,
Their fragrance brings pleasure.
Plants have their own nature,
With no need for admirers to measure.