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Articles by Tenpa Gashi


High School TCV Dhasa and Live in Canada

The Young King and the Sea
Thursday, Nov 25, 2010 – 8:20 am | 2 Comments

I was sipping on a drink in Goa,
away from all the silliness,
wading in the warm ocean,
I was minding my own business.
Two fish swam up to me
moving with the ocean sway,
they took a long look at …

The culling and the show down at Gangkyi Corral
Thursday, Nov 18, 2010 – 4:12 am | 6 Comments

An observation of the recently concluded preliminary election by a Tenzing Tethong supporter. I tried to be as objective as possible but if anybody finds it overly one-sided, you know which department you can forward …

A Streetcar Named Rangzen
Sunday, Sep 19, 2010 – 12:48 am | 5 Comments

ACTORS: 4 main characters, few passengers who won’t distract the story, a streetcar driver
PROPS: A bus stop pole. 8-10 Chairs to stimulate a streetcar. Tibetan flags and placards, coats and muffler, and woolen hat with …

Tibetan Warriors
Saturday, Aug 21, 2010 – 4:45 am | No Comment

When they put me in shackles
On the cold concrete floor
And they tie my feet
And leave me to hang
I will not fear
I will not fear

Seven Deadly Misrepresentations
Monday, Jul 19, 2010 – 4:26 am | 5 Comments

Well, lets get down to it, shall we?
1) Rangzen advocates and the rangzen movement is the cause of the division within the Tibetan society
That is a huge misconception and unfortunately a common mistake. First of …

Last Time I Saw My Mother
Sunday, May 9, 2010 – 4:55 pm | No Comment

Dedicated to all those Tibetan children who escaped Tibet in the night, hidden and smuggled in trucks, over land, over the ravine of ice, plagued by hunger, weighty bullets catching those unlucky ones.  And all …

Motorcyle Diaries of Free Tibet World Tour
April 25th, Toronto, Canada.
Monday, Apr 26, 2010 – 7:12 pm | One Comment
Motorcyle Diaries of Free Tibet World Tour

“I think about my little girl a lot. She is four years old now. I call home every other day. I miss my little girl the most”
Lhakpa said wistfully and his gaze withdrew inside him …

In Your Wounds
Sunday, Apr 25, 2010 – 1:53 am | No Comment

In your wounds, I shall leave
The best of my dreams,
All my hopes and good intentions
Shall be right there beside them.
When you cry – as you shall,
All alone in the night,
Clutching the cold pillow
In the middle …

The Strange Case of Rangzen Moustaches
Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 – 8:02 am | 3 Comments
The Strange Case of Rangzen Moustaches

Is it just me or does it not seem like most of the prominent Rangzen activists almost always spot a nice thick moustache, a Tibetan version of Tom Selleck look if you will, that is …

Sweet Jane
Sunday, Apr 11, 2010 – 6:49 pm | 3 Comments

My sweet Jane looked at me with her
glazed eyes,
it was dipped in fine wine and hors d’oeuvres;
her hip was slender, her legs shaven
and she promised long carefree bliss
all around the contour of her waist.
If I …