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Modern poems (Burmese and English) - some with accompanying articles

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Title: BURMA (MYANMAR) - Poetry
Description/subject: Poems, articles...: Aung Cheimt...Maung Chaw Nwe...Mya Kabyar...Ma Ei...Maung Pyiyt Min...Tin Moe...Zeyar Lynn...Maung Yu Py...Wawn Awng
Language: English, Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: Poetry International, Rotterdam
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 September 2013


Individual Documents

Title: Various Burmese Poets
Date of publication: 2012
Description/subject: from "Bones will Crow" - English and Burmese texts, with notes on the poets
Language: English, Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: Asymptote
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 September 2013


Title: The 'Great Guest' of Burmese Literature
Date of publication: April 2007
Description/subject: Burma's best-loved poet Tin Moe passed away in California. Until his last breath, poetry was his love and life... "Tin Moe served five years in prison for daring to write about Burma's democracy movement's ruling military dictatorship.
Author/creator: Khin Maung Sok
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 15, No. 4
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 04 May 2008


Title: Interview & Poetry of U Tin Moe
Date of publication: December 2000
Description/subject: "One of the country's leading writers and a Poet Laureate of Burma, U Tin Moe has published over 30 books. Born in 1933, he began writing poetry and essays in 1959 and has won numerous literary awards throughout his career. U Tin Moe became involved in the pro-democracy movement during 1988. As a result, he was imprisoned in Insein jail from 1991 until February of 1995. All his published works are banned in Burma. U Tin Moe left the country in April of 1999 and currently lives abroad. The following interview was aired on Radio Free Asia (RFA) in September 2000, and conducted by RFA correspondent Dr. Kyi May Kaung. The interview and poetry were translated for Burma Debate by Dr. Kaung. It appears here with the permission of RFA."
Author/creator: U Tin Moe, Dr. Kyi May Kaung
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Burma Debate" VOL. VII, NO. 4 WINTER 2000
Format/size: pdf (287K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003