Liu Xiabobo @ 55

Today is Chinese poet, writer, activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiabobo‘s 55th birthday, which he ‘celebrates’ in jail. Below a poem of his written 9 April 1999, reprinted today in the German newspaper Tageszeitung in a German translation by Martin Winter, on which I base my version. Wait for me with the Dust (For my wife, who is waiting for me) There’s nothing left for you to … Read more Liu Xiabobo @ 55