Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Kyi May Kaung's poem Eskimo Paradise, in Norton's Language for a New Century--

A top 1000 reviewer on Amazon liked my poem Eskimo Paradise--

Top Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 starsLanguage for a New Century
By Dr. Joseph S. Maresca HALL OF FAMETOP 1000 REVIEWER on July 25, 2008
Format: Paperback
The presentation gives a fairly complete rendition
of poetry from the Middle East and Asia. Renditions
from Azerbaijan, Turkey, India, Iran, Japan,
Palestine and Iceland are provided for the readers'
enjoyment. Tidbits of typical poems are provided
together with the applicable authors. i.e.

Jennifer Dobbys-Elesy wrote "Pure Music" which contains
the following passage:

" Child among night flowers , opening their dark eyes
to the moon , "

Hamid Ismailov wrote "The Shaping Clay" containing the
following passage:

"Crack open your door, silence to the murmurs of a
cottage under the cradle of the sleeping clay."

Kyimay Kaung wrote "Eskimo Paradise" containing the
following passage:

" Eskimo paradise is warm paradise of Bedouins cold-
my paradise. "
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5.0 out of 5 starsLanguage for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry From the Middle East, Asia and Beyond
By matt horton on August 19, 2008
Format: Paperback
In this age of information, poetry is perhaps the most efficient method of expressing grand concepts. Language for a New Century, a collection of contemporary poetry from the Middle East, Asia (including parts of North and East Africa) and its Diaspora, contains one poetic masterpiece after another. Complete with humor, love, anger, despair, confusion, contempt, sadness and joy, the poems open a window into the experience of the world's most populous continent. Lovingly compiled by its editors, who are towering artists in their own right, this collection of 400 voices from the "East" is the culmination of six years of research and collaboration with thousands of people in the 55 countries from which the works are drawn.

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