Photograph of Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan‘Taiwan in Rough Words’ by Ana Varela The Society March 13, 2018 Beauty, Culture, Human Rights in China, Poetry A rhupunt A modern place that maintains grace a safer place for all who come The airplanes fly the city sky the mountains high you’re never numb never alone away from home in temples roam to gods you’ll hum No silenced love no eyes above a place free of dictators dumb Ana Varela works at a non-profit in Corpus Christi, Texas. She graduated from California State University with degrees in International Relations and Chinese Studies and won first place in poetry for the local Masterpiece in a Day competition. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.