William Carlos Williams, a translation of a poem by Li Po (send to Chinese-American poet David Rafael Wang in a letter dated 2/26/58)

[here is how the poem in the letter to Wang appears on the page Williams put in the mail]

						Feb. 26/58

(Li Po)

		Across the empty hills
		in the deep woods

		comes a man's voice

		the green moss there

	You can't translate it and give its brevity and
   overtones that are given in the original language.