Poetry

“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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Poem: “The Fragrant Flower of Freedom”

Poem: “The Fragrant Flower of Freedom”

2 by / on 10/03/2012, 00:42 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem titled “The Fragrant Flower of Freedom”, posted on a TibetCul blog on February 5, 2012. “The Fragrant Flower of Freedom” by Reba Gerong Tsering   Life in the Celestial Empire In the clamour and whitewash Is as always, peaceful and prosperous Celebrated by singing and dancing From plateau to plain From prairie […]

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Poem: “To Yonden Who Was Killed By Gunfire” By Woeser

Poem: “To Yonden Who Was Killed By Gunfire” By Woeser

4 by / on 23/02/2012, 22:23 / in Poetry, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem by Woeser that was written between 26 – 31 January, 2012, and posted on her blog on January 31, 2012. This poem is dedicated to a Tibetan herder called Yonden who was killed on January 23, 2012, the first day of Chinese New Year, when police opened fire on a protest in […]

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Poetry Series: “Straying Far from Myself” Part 6

Poetry Series: “Straying Far from Myself” Part 6

0 by / on 22/02/2012, 11:32 / in Poetry

Here at High Peaks Pure Earth we extend our best wishes for Losar, the year of the water dragon, to all our readers. In the words of a Tibetan blogger from last year: “Good Losar, Happy Losar, Hope After Losar There Will Be A Change”. Today we bring you the final poems from the series of poems titled “Straying Far […]

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Poetry Series: “Straying Far from Myself” Part 5

Poetry Series: “Straying Far from Myself” Part 5

0 by / on 15/02/2012, 20:20 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem by Adong Paldothar that was posted online on a TibetCul poetry blog on November 19, 2011. The poem was submitted as part of an activity where members of a poetry group all wrote a poem using the same title, “Straying Far From Myself”. Only one poem is being posted today and readers […]

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Poetry Series: “Straying Far from Myself” Part 4

Poetry Series: “Straying Far from Myself” Part 4

1 by / on 08/02/2012, 17:12 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated new poetry that was posted online on a TibetCul blog on November 19, 2011. The poems were submitted by members of a poetry group who all wrote using the same title, “Straying Far From Myself”. Only one poem by Dechen Hengme is being posted today and readers may remember another poem by the same […]

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Poetry Series: “Straying Far from Myself” Part 3

Poetry Series: “Straying Far from Myself” Part 3

0 by / on 01/02/2012, 22:45 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated new poetry that was posted online on a TibetCul blog on November 19, 2011. The poems were submitted by members of a poetry group who all wrote using the same title, “Straying Far From Myself”. We started this series two weeks ago and last Wednesday we posted two more poems. Two more poems will […]

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Poem: “To Amnye Machen”

Poem: “To Amnye Machen”

1 by / on 31/01/2012, 15:30 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem titled “To Amnye Machen” by a Tibetan blogger calling themselves, The Plateau is my Home. The poem was posted on a TibetCul blog on September 5, 2011. Amnye Machen is the major range of mountains in Amdo, north-eastern Tibet, and considered the most sacred in Amdo, a place of pilgrimage. The poem highlights […]

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Poem: “Helpless” By Woeser

Poem: “Helpless” By Woeser

6 by / on 28/01/2012, 09:43 / in Poetry, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a translation of a new poem by Woeser titled “Helpless” that was written and posted on her blog on January 17, 2012. Many thanks to the translator David Cowhig for permission to publish here.  This is the work of a Greek cartoonist: http://www.cartoonmovement.com/cartoon/4307

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Poetry Series: “Straying Far from Myself” Part 2

Poetry Series: “Straying Far from Myself” Part 2

2 by / on 25/01/2012, 20:21 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated new poetry that was posted online on a TibetCul blog on November 19, 2011. The poems were submitted by members of a poetry group who all wrote using the same title, “Straying Far From Myself”. Last Wednesday, two poems were posted on High Peaks Pure Earth and two more have been translated below. Two more poems will […]

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