Today in Chinese class, we learned all about Tang Poems. There are two kinds of tang poems, and they are the Lushi and the Jueju. The Lushi is a poem that has 8 lines, a famous Lushi is the poem Chun Wang, which is a 7 character Lushi, with seven Chinese characters in each line. Chun Wang is a poem about war in the eyes of a poet, here is a definition of the first two lines.
My country has been destroyed, but the mountains and rivers remain,
When spring comes, trees and weeds grow as always.
Juejus have 5 lines, and each line can be 5 or 7 lines. A famous Jueju is Wang Lushan Pu Bu, which has 5 characters in every line. It is about a waterfall which is described by the extremely famous poet Li Bai. Here are the first two lines.
Wang Lushan Pu Bu
The sun shines as purple air rises out of furnaces,
I look at the Lushan waterfall from far away.