|The river moon is just a few feet away from me;|
a wind-shaken lamp shines in the night, almost the third watch.
|Egrets spending the night on the sand, legs bent under, quiet;|
at the boat’s stern a leaping fish makes the sound of splashing.
1. 去人只数尺: just a few feet away from me.
2. 风灯: wind-shaken lamp.
3. 欲三更: almost the third watch. 来自”time watching” for “打更”。
4. 宿: spending the night.
5. 拔刺: 象声词，噗呲， sound of splashing
6. 跳鱼: leaping fish.
7. 船头、船尾的英文: bow, stern
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