„The yellow sand rises as high as white cloud;
The lonely town is lost amid the mountains proud.
Why should the Mongol flute complain no willows grow?
Beyond the Jade Gate vernal wind will never blow!“
— Wang Zhihuan Chinese poet 688 - 742
"Out Of The Great Wall" (《出塞》), trans. Yuanchong Xu
Original: (zh) 黄河远上白云间，