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Gardens of Suzhou

Ancient Scholar's Groves

By: - Jan 05, 2016

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Gardens of Suzhou

Utter chaos
Buying tickets
Shanghai station
Boarding train
Tea served
En route
For Suzhou
Where I.M. Pei
Was born
Emerging
Astrid
A red head
Stunning
In bright light
Stopped males
Waiting to board
Dead in their tracks
Mobbed by kids
Selling trinkets and toys
Woman cab driver
Mad through streets
Pedestrians
Scrambling
Ours for the day
Visiting
Ancient gardens
Once 200 today 69
Northern Song
To late Qing dynasties
11th-19th century
Exquisite enchantment
Designed by scholars
Places for
Study and meditation
Villas and pavilions
Lush vegetation
Rocks suggesting
Mountains
Vast landscapes
Compressed
Conjured with vivid
Imagination