The Words of Ai Weiwei


I should find no greater inspiration nor a greater sense of humility in considering myself a poet than from the words of Mr Ai Weiwei as inspired by his father, Ai Qing, whose act of strength and humility in the face of his captors could not have shown a greater strength nor purpose of conviction.  

I shall, as best I am able, hold these men’s spirits with mine.

The Cultural Revolution—and the necessity of culture.

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