Tag Archives: Arts

In Praise of the PRC – My talent show debut


The following chapter follows Casey’s story in the fall of 2009, continued from here. The whole week, maintenance men had been erecting banners throughout campus.  Each banner reflected on the upcoming day of celebration with phrases such as Honor the Fatherland … Continue reading

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A Touch of Poetry


In China I often hear opinions stated as facts, so today I present to you: The two best Chinese poets, Li Bai and Dufu. These two are known by virtually all Chinese people, regardless of their level of education. I … Continue reading

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