Poems and Translations

Poems and Translation *

  • Various flavors of Poem
  • Kabyar (in Myanmar / Burmese)
  • Poetry, Poem … (in English)
  • Gatha (in Pali)
  • There are websites and groups that post and/or publish Poems (in various languages) and Translations


  • Studied Poems in school
  • Studied Translations from books, magazines, special supplements in newspapers

Sample presents

  • Poems & Translations by Rev. F Lustig (Ashin Ananda)
  • Collection of Kabyars by Tekkatho Moe War (Saya U Moe Aung)
  • Swel Daw themed Kabyars by Tekkatho Moe War, Okpo Maung Yin Maung, Maung Nyunt Htay (Ah Htet Min Hla), Ko Toe (Myit Che), Win Myint (M72)
  • Nature themed Poems : include poems by Dr. Lyn Swe Aye
  • Kabyars by Ko Yin Zaw (U Jotalankara)
  • Kabyars by Soe Sint (U Myo Sint)
  • Minthuwun’s Kabyars with translation by his Literary Friends
  • Rhyming Dictionary

My experience

  • My poems and translations published in Guardian, Working People’s Daily, Forward Magazine, RIT Alumni International Newsletter …
  • Translation of selected kabyars in “Poetic Art Series” (organized by U Aung Myaing and illustrated by U Myo Myint)
  • Served as Panelist at 5th Irrawaddy Literary Festival in Mandalay (November 2019)
Panel with award winning poet from UK

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