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Lu Guimeng, a major poet of Late Tang Dynasty. Born into an old aristocratic family in Changzhou (Wuxian). He failed to pass the Jinshi exams and held minor positions in Huzhou and Suzhou. Later he lived as a hermit in Puli (the present Luzhi, Wuxian), along Wuyujiang River, near Suzhou. where he wrote articles and poems, and tended his tea garden. He and his friend, poet Pi Rixiu (皮日休) created a style of matching rhyme poetry: first one party composed a poem, the other party then reply with a new poem using the same rhyme.
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