Poems and Translations

The United Nations (Poem) *

  • My poem “The United Nations” was published in the Forward Magazine on November 1, 1969.
    The UN Day is celebrated in October.
  • Received fifteen kyats for my poem.
  • U Thant served as the 3rd Secretary General of the United Nations.
    First Asian to be elected UNSG.
    Succeeded Daj Hammerjold, who perished in a plane crash.
  • U Thant earlier served as the Permanent Representative of Burma to the UN.
    He was preceded and succeeded by James Barrington (ICS, RUBC Gold).

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