Now when mentioning the poets of the Qing Dynasty, many people may think of Gong Zizhen. In fact, besides him, there are Yuan Mei, Huang Jingren, and Zheng Xie (that is, Zheng Banqiao, one of the Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou), who were also famous poets at that time. In particular, Zheng Banqiao not only writes well, but also has extraordinary talent in painting, especially his bamboo and orchids are a must. Now his works have become collectors’ favorites, and the prices are even higher. Down. Moreover, his poetry is also fresh and refined, and some of his classic works are well-known, so his works are also worth reading.
The author wants to share with you one of Zheng Banqiao’s unpopular poems today, which is “The Fisherman’s Home” “Fresh Fish Sold for Two Hundred Dollars”, although this poem is relatively unpopular, it is also a rare masterpiece. As a literati, it seems that he doesn’t eat human fireworks. In fact, Zheng Banqiao’s life was not very satisfactory. He was only a small county magistrate. So he also has a feeling of compassion in his bones.
“Fisher’s Family, Selling Fresh Fish for Two Hundred Money”
Qing Dynasty: Zheng Xie
Selling fresh fish for two hundred money return ship.
Pull out the wet reeds and burn them hard, drying them on the shore of the ancient weeping poplars.
Then this poem is very interesting, although there are only a few lines, but it is very grounded. It is also the most unique part of this poem. The first two sentences of the opening chapter were written with a strong atmosphere of life, which made us feel the unique talent of the poet. I bought a few fish and sold them at the market for 200 yuan. I used this money to buy food and go home to cook, so I sailed the boat towards my home. These two poems seem to be very ordinary, but they are written vividly and delicately. They describe the daily life of the fisherman in a poetic and picturesque manner, and also let us feel the difficulty of the fisherman.
Fishermen belong to the bottom of society, their life is not easy, and the poet gives them sympathy It can be seen that in Zheng Banqiao’s heart, he has always cared about ordinary people. For many people, they may just know that fish are bought in the market, but they don’t know that the fisherman has worked hard to get the fish. Zheng Banqiao’s delicate description also makes this poem unique and full of poetic charm.
The last two sentences are more interesting, in which they explain the fisherman The situation after returning home can be said to echo the previous two sentences, which makes the whole poem more appealing. We had to pull out the wet reeds, but this kind of wet reeds were difficult to burn, so we had to dry the reeds on the ancient banks of the weeping willows by the river. At this time, the fisherman could not cook even though he sold the fish and the grain, which shows their hardships.
Maybe many people will not pay attention to the people at the bottom of society, let alone extend their sympathy. Heart, Zheng Banqiao is a poet and a local county magistrate. He was very sad when he saw the scene in front of him, so in this poem, he described the life of a fisherman with a very delicate brushstroke, which is exactly what he told the world, They work harder than anyone else. Every day in the wind and rain, they haunt the big rivers. They only rely on fishing to make a living. They live a more difficult life than anyone else.
Most of Zheng Banqiao’s poems focus on people’s livelihood and give ordinary people infinite sympathy and care. In this seven-character quatrain, the poet writes about a day in the life of fishermen and how they survive. It is such a description that makes this poem full of poetry, and also tells people that in this world, in addition to ideals, we also need to have sympathy and care for the people at the bottom. , they are the hardest people in the world. They have lived a hard life all their lives, but they have never given up and have always lived tenaciously.