Sometimes I see, I hear, I know / My country men laying their lives
Have you filled the forms? / Yes I did … / Birth form Créche form School form Examination form.
Another year has passed, another just arrived. / The various trials along the way, that we all survived.
The issue of Tibet is a remnant of the Great Game. Only now the playing fields are a tiny town in northern India and the Great Hall of the People via Hong Kong.
Review by Tsering N Khortsa of Bhuchung D Sonam’s Muses in Exile: An Anthology of Tibetan Poetry: Nearly thirty writers feature in the book; all deal with the idea of exile, the anguish of dislocation, and the longing for their homeland.