|Butterfly and Chinese wisteria, by Xü Xi. Early Song Dynasty, c. 970|
The love of my life is going through light and love.
Love is the master of my soul and light its command.
Light has taken over me,
making my life of love and tenderness a life of light and shadow.
Everywhere light passes, the shadow appears.
In no case can the shadow hide from light
for love is the master of my soul and light its command.
In love I rest for the peace of my soul.