Two Lines 14: XIV
“You’ve gone so far,
Maybe you’ve forgotten.”
—from “Missing Ban Vinai Refugee Camp” by Pov Thoj, translated from the Hmong by Kao Kalia Yang
Two Lines, Issue XIV features poetry by Taha Muhammad Ali, Nobel Prize-winner Tomas Tranströmer, Vicente Huidobro, and Forugh Farrokhzad, among others. Also included are a forgotten memoir by a Danish woman artist who lived among the Laplanders 100 years ago, a hilarious satire of Russian wannabe mail-order brides, and a Hmong songwriter’s poignant recollection of life in a Thai refugee camp.