Skip to main content
Outdated Browser

For the best experience using our website, we recommend upgrading your browser to a newer version or switching to a supported browser.

More Information

Poetry from Myanmar

june 2012

We feature poetry from Myanmar from poets Lyn Swe Aye, Tin Moe, and Myo Myint Swe, and also offer up the haunting conclusion of our serial publication of Sakumi Tayama’s “The Hole in the Garden.” 

The Rock and the Wave
By Myo Myint Swe
It’s war/ when we meet
Translated from Burmese by Lyn Swe Aye
Before and After
By Lyn Swe Aye
Damp earth, jasmine
Translated from Burmese by the author
By Tin Moe
Me and my language/ are worlds apart.
Translated from Burmese by Maung Tha Noe