Manoa, vol. 24, no. 2 (2012): On Freedom: Spirit, Art, and State

Manoa, vol. 24, issue 2Presented by Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing

“Beautifully designed, with outstanding photography of India and Tibet by Linda Connor, the newest edition of Manoa is especially ambitious in its choice of subject/theme.” —Honolulu Weekly, 22 May 2013

Editor’s Note, vii


Where We Don’t Want to Live
Quan Barry, 1

Sukrita Paul Kumar, 45

Death in Prison
Zhang Yihe, 109

Step Up and Whistle
Andrew Lam, 136

Sasa in the Rain
Thersa Matsuura, 148

Little People
A Yi, 158

from Given
Susan Musgrave, 169

In the Garden
Jose Y. Dalisay Jr., 176


Garpon La’s Offerings
Woeser, 98

Choosing Burden
Phil Choi, 127


The Snow of Memory
Mutsuo Takahashi, 30


Two Poems
Thitsar Ni, 18

Two Poems
Khin Aung Aye, 20

Two Poems
Tin Moe, 22

Six Poems
Melissa Kwasny, 51

Two Poems
Naomi Long, 90

Four Poems
Chen Dongdong, 93

Three Poems
Tess Gallagher, 119

Four Poems
W. S. Di Piero, 123


Dog and Wolf
Catherine Filloux, 57

About the Contributors, 181