Poetry

Poetry Series: “Flame” Part 1

Poetry Series: “Flame” Part 1

0 by / on 27/11/2013, 17:48 / in New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated new poetry that was posted online on a TibetCul blog on September 9, 2013. Readers may remember the poetry series “Straying Far From Myself” that we translated last year, today’s poetry comes from the same group.

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Poem: “Three Tibetans” By Reba Gerong Tsering

Poem: “Three Tibetans” By Reba Gerong Tsering

0 by / on 21/10/2013, 16:38 / in New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem titled “Three Tibetans”, posted on a TibetCul blog on September 7, 2013. The author, Reba Gerong Tsering, also wrote the poem “The Fragrant Flower of Freedom” that was translated in March 2012. “Three Tibetans” is an unusual poem as it is a critique of Tibetan society and brings to mind the themes expressed […]

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Poem: “Closer To The World” By Due Gyal

Poem: “Closer To The World” By Due Gyal

0 by / on 17/07/2012, 11:11 / in New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a translation of a Tibetan poem written in two parts titled “Closer to the World” by writer and poet Due Gyal. Part one was posted on his blog on June 6, 2012 and part two on June 10, 2012. Our thanks go to Karma Tenzin Khangsar for submitting these translations. “Closer To The World” Part One The […]

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Poetry: “The Song of Prajñā”

Poetry: “The Song of Prajñā”

1 by / on 06/06/2012, 16:57 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated two poems titled “The Song of Prajñā”. Prajñā is a Sanskrit term, meaning wisdom. The poems were composed as part of a poetry competition organised online by the Three Provinces of Tibet poetry group and published on their TibetCul blog on February 5, 2012. These poems follow up from Gade Tsering’s poem “The Song of […]

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Poem: “The Song of Prajñā” By Gade Tsering

Poem: “The Song of Prajñā” By Gade Tsering

1 by / on 24/05/2012, 12:05 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem by Gade Tsering titled ”The Song of Prajñā”. The poem was composed as part of a poetry competition organised online by the Three Provinces of Tibet poetry group and published on their TibetCul blog on February 5, 2012. Translations of poems by members of  the Three Provinces of Tibet poetry group have previously featured on […]

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Two More Poems Titled “Life Experience”

Two More Poems Titled “Life Experience”

1 by / on 07/05/2012, 16:27 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated two more poems titled “Life Experience” that were posted on TibetCul along with the poem of the same title by Gade Tsering that we translated at the end of last month. As introduced on the blogpost, the 73rd event of the Three Provinces of Tibet poetry group took place on March 22, 2012. The title […]

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Poem: “Life Experience” By Gade Tsering

Poem: “Life Experience” By Gade Tsering

1 by / on 26/04/2012, 11:44 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem by Gade Tsering that was written on March 22, 2012 and is titled “Life Experience”. The poem was written as part of a poetry competition that has previously featured on High Peaks Pure Earth and made up our “Straying Far From Myself” series. As introduced on the blogpost, the 73rd event of […]

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Poem: “Lake Kokonor – Please Forgive Me” By Adong Paldothar

Poem: “Lake Kokonor – Please Forgive Me” By Adong Paldothar

2 by / on 12/04/2012, 14:31 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a poem by poet Adong Paldothar that was submitted to us by a kind reader of ours! Having read our translations of previous poems by Adong Paldothar, this reader was moved to translate this one, “Lake Kokonor, Please Forgive Me”. This poem was written on July 6, 2011 and posted on […]

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Satirical Poem “Treaty on Man” By Detained Tibetan Writer Dawa Dorje

Satirical Poem “Treaty on Man” By Detained Tibetan Writer Dawa Dorje

3 by / on 29/03/2012, 12:14 / in Comment, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated extracts from a poem by Dawa Dorje titled “Treaty on Man” (མི་ཡི་བསྟན་བཅོས་). According to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, Dawa Dorje, a writer in his 20s, has been detained since February 3, 2012. Originally from Deru County, Nagchu Prefecture, in the Tibet Autonomous Region, a February 13, 2012, report from Radio Free […]

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“It Snowed on Tibetan New Year” by Adong Paldothar

“It Snowed on Tibetan New Year” by Adong Paldothar

1 by / on 22/03/2012, 20:23 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem by Adong Paldothar titled “It Snowed on Tibetan New Year” that was written on February 22, 2012 and posted on his TibetCul blog on March 2, 2012. February 22 this year was the first day of Tibetan New Year, Water Dragon Year, 2139. It has been noted before on High Peaks Pure […]

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