The Daily Poem: Quite unfair and cruel to boot

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For copyright reasons we are not able to provide the full text of the poem on this database. Following are the details of the publication in which it appears.

This poem was circulated at the time of the death in a Burmese prison of Maung Thawka, poet and democracy activist, in 1991. It appears in the current issue of Index on Censorship, which was published to coincide with the fifth anniversary on 17 July of the detention of Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize winning leader of Burma's democracy movement. (Index on Censorship, 33 Islington High Street, London, N1 9LH)