悯 农 The Peasant's Lot / The Pity Peasant
李 绅 Li Shen (772 - 846)
锄禾日当午,ch h r dāng wǔ (A farmer )Hoeing the grass under the noonday sun,
汗滴禾下土。hn dī h xi tǔ His sweat drips on the ground beneath the seedling.
谁知盘中餐,shu zhī pn zhōng cān Who knows that the meal in the dish,
粒粒皆辛苦。l l jiē xīn kǔ Every single grain of rice means hardwork.