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Lyn Swe Aye

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Lyn Swe Aye

Lyn Swe Aye, M.D., was born in Burma (Myanmar ) and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. His translations of Burmese poems have appeared in several anthologies, including  Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky and Maggie Dietz’s Americans’ Favorite Poems and A World of Poetry (The American Poetry and Literary Project-  2002 Winter Olympics) .  His works have been published in Burma, the UK,  and the USA, and he has appeared on PBS and NPR.  Formerly he served for over twenty-two years at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California, and also as Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Stanford.

Articles by Lyn Swe Aye

The Rock and the Wave
By Myo Myint Swe
It’s war when we meet Then you retreat Foaming and fuming Swirling and fluming And I’m left Bereft again. I’m hunkered down While you roar and pound It’s war when we meet But when…
Translated from Burmese by Lyn Swe Aye
Before and After
By Lyn Swe Aye
After the rains Damp earth, jasmine.   After the storms Damp cheeks, no Jasmine.
Translated from Burmese by Lyn Swe Aye
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