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He was 29

By dlindorff - Posted on 12 June 2013


Many years later they found him in a monastery in China.

He agreed to be interviewed.

He looked happy in the eyes.

He said,

“One question.”

So I said,

“Hong Kong, June 2013. 

You were 29.

You said your greatest fear was

That nothing would change,

That the government would continue to grant itself

Unilateral powers.

Every time there is a new leader,

‘They’ll flip the switch’, you said...

For the rest of this latest poem by GARY LINDORFF, resident poet at ThisCantBeHappening!, the new independent three-time Project Censored Award-winning online alternative newspaper, please go to:


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