P O E T R Y
– of the people, by the people, for the people
the long walk to freedom is not romantic.
the road to the ‘peopledom’ is not dramatic.
the escape to victory is not lunatic.
our prayer to the saffron revolution is not inauthentic.
the junta’s Burmese way to democracy is not democratic.
the ‘journey’ to the third country is not poetic.
about Aung Way
– came from Burma
– was an asylum seeker
– arrived in Lansing, MI on March 19, 2008
– Burmese poet. born 1954