Ma Zhiyuan Poems
Ma Zhiyuan

Ma Zhiyuan (simplified Chinese: 马致远, c. 1250–1321), courtesy name Dongli (simplified Chinese: 东篱), Chinese dramatist, playwright, and poet during the Yuan dynasty.

Among his achievements is the development and popularizing of the sanqu (散曲) lyric type of Classical Chinese poetry forms. The poem "Autumn Thoughts" (秋思) is the most widely known of his sanqu poems.

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