"In this spring I have not blown myself up in a suicide bombing. I have not taken up armed resistance. I have not demonstrated my love for the revolution by getting shot in the head, while holding the fighting peacock flag at the front of a protest," writes a Myanmar poet who goes by the name of PlugX in the introduction to "Beloved Revolution," a recent collection of his poems.
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