Category: Poems

Burmese Poems in English

88 Poem by Junior Win

  Thou showeth ‘Unity is strength’,Thou art ‘the meant of sacrifice’,Oh! Thou art, the spirit of motherland!Everyone’s voice was lifted; demanding their freedom without fear,But all the prisoned birds could not find in freedom,Could not still wing wildly across the…

Aung Way – Oway Poem

 

OWay Poem

Aung Way

September 26th, 2008

 

Aung Way is a contemporary poet from Burma, now in exile after the Saffron revolution where he took part in to support the boycott of the monks. His poem – “3 F” was one of the famous poem urged the Burmese people to join the cause of the monks back in September 2007

Nyane Thit – The Ghost

 The Ghost
Nyane Thit

August 30th, 2007

 – The night hit hard with dark storm

The dark soaked in every corner

There in the dark came

The misery in stealth

And you …

I have longed for your smile .

– Under the dazzling search light

With the mystical might

There at the roof edge

Dangled and gone

Then run the scared wardens

From the side of hangman ward

Stirred by sight of yours