And to beg this creep to stop throwing poets in prison you have to call him 'Your Exellency.' Not what come's outta my mouth when I think about these bloated thugs.
There goes my cultural excange invitation to China...
Thanks to Ron Silliman for his link to the PEN American Center: Liu's Poems
There's a link to Paul Auster reading three of the poems. He reads well... almost as well as anyone might hope for... only slightly rushed. Not so much the speaking of the lines... but misses implied pauses, merging the reading into a single stream of sound.