Kathup Tsering

Translator, painter, poet, and writer, Kathup Tsering was born in Tsoe, a small town in Amdo, Tibet, and went to a local school there. In 1994 Kathup escaped from Tibet, and in exile, studied at TCV School. He writes in Tibetan, Chinese, and English. Currently Kathup works with Tibetan Writers Abroad PEN Centre.

Kathup Tsering on TibetWrites

Poetry [10]

  • Short ones Around the natural tower, we travel / And we climb on the pillar of life. 26 December 2007
  • I Hold My Candle Silent foreboding behind prison’s door / shadows of the willow scatter across your pillow 26 December 2007
  • The Breath of Love I draw the highway to heaven / beneath the shade of hell 26 December 2007
  • Barkhor Darkness descends / From the sky / Ere sunset 26 December 2007
  • Forget Him Not Forget him not / A little creature / Caged within his prison 26 December 2007
  • In This Life I saw a man / devoid of limps / lying on the ground 26 December 2007
  • Untitled I dream the / way my / people do always 26 December 2007
  • Train from Beijing The train arrives, a mammoth of shadow, / A dark and slow-moving train; 26 December 2007
  • The Depraved Era (1959-1969) Life threatened / Separated / By the devils hand 26 December 2007
  • March Reflections A dark fog / wrapped itself around Lhasa 26 December 2007


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