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Burmese Poet Released from Prison May 28, 2010: In Burma, poems still have the power to commit a "crime against public tranquility." Saw Wei was arrested on January 2, 2008, after his poem “February the Fourteenth,” an eight-line verse about Valentine’s Day, was published in the Rangoon-based weekly magazine Love Journal. An acrostic poem, when the first letters of each line are put [...] by