|| The first impression on Kingmen for a long time is a battle front, fortress and underground tunnels that fully manifest manhood.However, Kingmen, an island at sea, has had the reputation like the countries of Chou and Lu and it is the source of abundant culture.
There are many emotional poems written in Kingmen’s ancient books. From these poems we can know many stories occurring in this land Kingmen since the ancient time . We can feel a rush of humanity and warmth from these poems as well. But at the same time we can also understand the past suffering the islanders experienced.
At Sung Dynasty Ju Shih（朱熹）, as an official advisor of Tung An County, had been to Kingmen to supervise the place and had taught there, which resulted in the later development of Kingmen literature. Confucian thought revealed in the notes of Ju Shih’s Four Books is also manifested in many of Kingmen’s poetry.
This study is consisted of six chapters: Chapter One: Introduction; Chapter Two: The Origin and Environments of Regional Literature of Kingmen; Chapter Three: The Traditional Study on Kingmen’s Poetry; Chapter Four: The Study on the Poetry during the War Time of Kingmen; Chapter Five: The Study on the Modern Poetry of Kingmen and Its Development; Chapter Six: Conclusion. The range of the study covers from the foundation of the executive district established by the supervisor Cheng Yuan appointed by Dynasty Tang to the abolishment of the martial law. This research is divided into three stages covering three periods: The traditional study on Kingmen’s poetry including the study from the dynasties of Tang, Sung , Ming, Yuan, Ching to the early Republican China. Next is the research on the war time of Kingmen’s poetry that covers from the 38th year to 81st year of Republic of China, the year of the abolishment of the martial law. The last study is the research on the modern poetry of Kingmen after the abolishment of the martial law. The approaches applied in this study are the approaches of historical analysis, literature analysis and field survey. Nevertheless, literature is infinitive and there remains great potential suggested in this area. Your comments will be greatly anticipated, which will enhances this study.