Ode to the Lotus: Selected Poems of Florence Chia-ying Yeh is a unique and exquisite collection of poetry, translation and calligraphy.
Professor Florence Chia-ying Yeh, Professor Emerita of Chinese Literature at UBC and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is a renowned poet in Chinese classical poetry. A total of 51 poems were selected and translated into English by local solicitor and award-winning poetry translator Tommy W.K. Tao.
The original poems were then superbly copied in Chinese calligraphy by Yim Tse, former Chinese Librarian at the Asian Library of UBC.