Poets: Mr. Xiang is a celebrated Chinese artist who had poems published in 1958 in The Nationwide Selection of Poems, in China. He has written extensively about democracy and human rights, and has been published in a wide range of countries, including the United States, France, and Taiwan. He was severely persecuted and imprisoned six times from 1959 to 1995 by the communist regime in China, while his father was shot to death in jail by a secret order. He lives in the United States under asylum as a writer in residency. ...Link!