Poetry

Poem: “Waterfall of Beer” By Rinpung Tenchoe

Poem: “Waterfall of Beer” By Rinpung Tenchoe

2 by / on 03/08/2016, 23:03 / in Comment, New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the translation of a poem called ‘Waterfall of Beer’ which was first posted on TB Sheep blog (Lug tsang dPal yon) on March 7, 2015.

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“Farewell Words” By and For Khawa Nyingchak

“Farewell Words” By and For Khawa Nyingchak

0 by / on 26/06/2016, 23:30 / in New, Poetry

To commemorate one year since the passing of poet, writer and environmentalist Khawa Nyingchak (1989-2015), High Peaks Pure Earth presents English translations of poetry both written by Khawa Nyingchak and for him by his friends.

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“Those People” A Poem About Mining By Theurang

“Those People” A Poem About Mining By Theurang

3 by / on 08/06/2016, 17:47 / in Comment, New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of a new poem by Tashi Rabten, writing under his pen name, Theurang. The poem was written on May 22, 2016 and has been circulating on WeChat since then.

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“Fire” and “The Lies of Qinghai Television Tibetan Service” By Shokjang

“Fire” and “The Lies of Qinghai Television Tibetan Service” By Shokjang

0 by / on 03/05/2016, 07:30 / in Comment, New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a poem and prose piece by Tibetan intellectual and writer Shokjang (aka Druklo) who is currently imprisoned.

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Poem: A Tibetan Mother’s Thoughts

Poem: A Tibetan Mother’s Thoughts

0 by / on 28/03/2016, 13:00 / in Comment, New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem by a Tibetan blogger calling herself “A Thousand Lotus Flowers” which was written and posted online in February 2015.

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“Songs of the Arrow” by Bhuchung D. Sonam

“Songs of the Arrow” by Bhuchung D. Sonam

0 by / on 10/01/2016, 18:33 / in Poetry, Reading list, Reading List

Launched in July 2015 in Dharamsala, India, “Songs of the Arrow” by Bhuchung D. Sonam is collection of poems and a short story published by Blackneck Books, an imprint of TibetWrites.

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“The Suffering that Befell Yushu” By Sershul Rabsel

“The Suffering that Befell Yushu” By Sershul Rabsel

0 by / on 29/10/2015, 17:59 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem written in Tibetan to commemorate the devastating Yushu earthquake of April 14, 2010. The poem was posted on April 13, 2015 and has since been widely circulated on popular messaging app WeChat.

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An Untitled Poem Written By Baba Phuntsog Wangyal While Imprisoned

An Untitled Poem Written By Baba Phuntsog Wangyal While Imprisoned

1 by / on 26/09/2015, 13:05 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem by the late Baba Phuntsog Wangyal (1922 – 2014) that was written while he was in prison.

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“Ngaba and Lhasa”: Two Poems by Theurang

“Ngaba and Lhasa”: Two Poems by Theurang

0 by / on 02/09/2015, 14:38 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents two more English translations of poems by Tashi Rabten, who writes under the pen name of Theurang.

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“Writing Rungye Adak” By Theurang

“Writing Rungye Adak” By Theurang

1 by / on 31/07/2015, 22:15 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a poem by writer and poet Tashi Rabten, aka Theurang, that he wrote to Rungye Adak who was released from prison today, July 31, 2015 after serving an eight year sentence.

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