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Song of A Prisoner
From Red Rock in Chongqing

11 October 2013
 

A scene in film The Red Rock

Xu Yunfeng and Jiangjie, two of the most respected Communist heroes in Chongqing history

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Bo Xilai, a new age Xu Yunfeng from Chongqing

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Song of A Prisoner

Author: General Ye Ting

Originally published on the wall of a prison cell that was under joint administration of Chiang Kai-Shek government and the US regime. The poem later featured prominently in the novel, film and opera The Red Rock depicting how the true Communists in Chongqing kept their faith in a better China intact when facing arrest, interrogation, torture, life imprisonment and even execution.

The door for man is shut,
The hole for dog is unlocked.
A sound screams:
Claw out and you'll be free.

I yearn for freedom,
But I understand a man's body
Must not claw through a hole for
Animal breeding.

I hope there comes the day,
When the earth erupts with blaze
That burns down the dark reign,
And I shall die to reborn in the flame.

囚歌

作者:叶挺
创作地点:重庆“中美特种技术合作所”渣滓洞集中营楼下第二号牢房
出版社:牢房墙壁

为人进出的门紧锁着,
为狗爬出的洞敞开着,
一个声音高叫着:爬出来吧,给你自由!

我渴望自由,
但我深深地知道
人的身躯怎能从狗洞子里爬出!

我希望有一天,地下的烈火,
将我连这活棺材一齐烧掉,
我应该在烈火与热血中得到水生!

 
 
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