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Tibet is not china.

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If I speak, I am suspected.
If I protest, I disappear.
If I try to flee, I am apprehended.
If I own a flag I am imprisoned.
If I believe, I am beaten.
If I worship, I am whipped.
If I call myself Chinese, I am censured.
If I call myself Tibetan, I am tortured.
But they cannot silence the sky.
They cannot refuse the rain that falls.
They cannot stop the seed from growing
And the lotus will bloom again.

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from Sorrow Works: A Collection, released August 3, 2014

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Steven C. Davis

Steven C. Davis is the author of Cornix Sinistra and Armageddon Angel, a pair of apocalyptic science fiction novels set in a series of alternate Readings.
He is the co-author of The Heart's Cog Imperative, a dark and twisted Steampunk adventure tale.

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He is also a poet and the presenter of the GASP radio show.
He lives in Berkshire and makes a damn fine chocolate cake
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