Tuesday, July 03, 2012

News at Eleven: "Truth is the strongest weapon."

Jang [Jin-sung]'s poems now tell of public executions, hunger and desperate lives. He said that the piece he chose to submit to London's Poetry Parnassus festival, "I Sell My Daughter for 100 Won," is based on one of his worst memories in North Korea--recollections of a mother trying to sell her daughter in the market place.

from Associated Press: Defected NKorea poet writes of hunger, desperation


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