Burmese Poetry: Khin Aung Aye and Pandora

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Khin Aung Aye

Burmese poet Khin Aung Aye

Yesterday Sampsonia Way published an interview with James Byrne and Ko Ko Thett, editors of the upcoming Burmese anthology Bones Will Crow: 16 Contemporary Burmese Poets. Arc Publications will publish the book in 2012.

Today, we present two poems:  Achilles’ Heel by Khin Aung Aye and The Sniper by Pandora. Both poems are translated by Ko Ko Thett.

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