A Lifetime is a Promise to Keep

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The following is an excerpt from the upcoming book, A Lifetime Is a Promise to Keep: Poems of Huang Xiang, China Research Monograph 63. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, 2009. To learn more about Huang Xiang, follow this link to his bio and his original essay for Sampsonia Way, written on the Twentieth Anniversary of Tienanmen Square.

Another Kind of Vastness:
Introduction to Huang Xiang’s Poetry

Michelle Yeh

A Lifetime is a Promise to Keep

Huang Xiang
translated by Michelle Yeh

About the Author

Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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