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The background image contains this poem:

梅花 (王安石)


Plum blossom (Wang An Shi)

At a wall corner some plum trees grow;
Alone against cold white blossoms blow.
Aloof one knows they aren't the snow,
As faint through air soft fragrances flow.

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