Dinner with the bigwigs pt 2
Prose is where we fail, said Jamaa. Our poetry is the best. Where there is tradition there is quality. And essays, too, because there you have that sense of social responsibility.
Black people don’t own Obama or see him as one of their own, said Onoo, who went to college in Chicago and CA for international relations and works now for Golden Gate Friends of Mongolia. She had on big sunglasses and a baby doll dress. S told her at the beginning of the evening not to hand out the pamphlets.
My mother worked for the writers association, said Jamaa, who comes from the Sukhbaaatar family. I told her, tsetseg sounds to me like flower and tsetserleg sounds to me like garden. In this way the language is quite appropriate.