Zeyar Lynn(Myanmar Burma, 1958)
With its treacherous language, its quotations and many references Zeyar Lynn's poetry makes for an exciting, endless scavenger hunt.
Zeyar Lynn is one of the most important and influential people in contemporary Burmese poetry. In a country with a long history of censorship, and a strong poetic tradition, Zeyar Lynn has been introducing contemporary poetry there since the 1990s, particularly as a translator of American L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets. Studying this poetry has also left a great impression on his own work; he has abandoned Burmese traditions and strict 'Khit Por' (modern poetry) to write poems without a prescribed meaning. With its treacherous language, its quotations, and its many references (to other poets and writers, but also to international historical and political events), Zeyar Lynn's poetry makes for an exciting, endless scavenger hunt.
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