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Is this Japanese?

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Hello everyone
I have a scroll that was given to my family as a gift by my grandmother. I thought maybe the symbols were Japanese and not Chinese, but I'm not sure. Could someone verify this? Also, if it is Japanese, can someone please translate it?
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Mike Cash

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It is a Chinese poem.

Here, beside a clear deep lake,
You live accompanied by clouds;
Or soft through the pine the moon arrives
To be your own pure-hearted friend.
You rest under thatch in the shadow of your flowers,
Your dewy herbs flourish in their bed of moss.
Let me leave the world. Let me alight, like you,
On your western mountain with phoenixes and cranes.
Why did you think it might be Japanese? Just curious.
 
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