Saw WaiJanuary 26, 2008 at 10:19 am | Posted in writing | 4 Comments
Tags: poetry, revolution, writing
Saw Wai, hero poet. If they are putting us in jail then we must still have some power.
Saw Wai is a Burmese poet jailed this week for hiding a cryptic message about the insane Burmese military dictatorship in a love poem.
Saw Wai !
Here is the article in The BBC with a copy of the poem in the original language.
And here is the Save Burma Website where you can get involved.