lèi jǐn luó jīn mèng bù chéng
yè shēn qián diàn àn gē shēng
hóng yán wèi lǎo ēn xiān duàn
xié yǐ xūn lóng zuò dào míng
Tears utmost gauze cloth dream not succeed
Night deep before palace press song sound
Red cheek not old favour first cut
Slant lean on smoke cover sit arrive brightness
Her handkerchief all soaked in tears, she cannot dream,
In deepest night before the palace voices sing.
Her rosy cheeks aren't old, but first love has been cut,
Leaning, wreathed in smoke, she sits until the dawn.