Articles tagged "Chinese Poetry"


Remembering the Departed Spirits: Liu Xiaobo’s “June Fourth Elegies”

“Let the darkness transform into rock across the wilderness of my memory.” — From “Fifteen Years of Darkness,” June Fourth Elegies Every year since the Tiananmen Square Massacre…...

The Week in Translation

GO what: June Fourth Elegies: A Reading and Discussion with Jeffrey Yang and Larry Siems when: Thursday, August 2, 6:30-8pm where: Museum of Chinese in America RSVP to [email protected] website: http://www.mocanyc.org/visit/events/june_fourth_elegies_a_reading_and_discussion_with_jeffrey_yang_and_larry_siems…...

Words without Borders announces Bei Dao’s upcoming visit to the Northside College Prep High School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information Contact: Joshua Mandelbaum, Executive Director Organization Name: Words without Borders Telephone Number:  E-mail Address: [email protected]…...

Narratives of 1960

Grandmother’s last clothing is a reed mat her coffin a small fishing boat The year was 1960 She stole a kilo of yellow beans Those who ordered her to kneel on snail shells are mostly dead Those still…...

Poems for Parting

1 So slender and so graceful not much more than thirteen the tip of a cardamom branch in spring just about to bud ten miles down the Yangzhou road and the spring winds were blowing lots of women since,…...