Treasure Island

Nyein Way

(19.1.1962 / Yangon)

Action Poetry Revisited 2012


(A) I revisited my poem 'action poetry written in 1987' and was published in my anthology of a collection of over-20-year poems entitled 'WORDS AND TREE' published by Myat Pwint Publishing House in 2005 in Yangon, Myanmar.

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(B) action poetry: he is dancing.
he is riding a horse.
he is driving a car.
He is speaking a language.
He is walking.
He is pressing a button of a video camera.
he is doing not knowing that he is doing an action.
he is learning karate.
he is navigating a ship.
He is doing things which others ask him to do.
He is building a house.
He is buying and selling.
he is teaching.
(Oh! ! The whole world is packed with a variety of colourful actions! ! ! !)
But
He has never seen his own mental operations. mental compositions, mental compositions and mental deconstructions.

Translation from Myanmar language by Nyein Way
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(C) rewritten &retrospected by poet nyein way in 2012
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Poet Nyein Way

Submitted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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