Tiananmen, Twenty Five Years Ago

Here are things of which I may not speak;
There are dreams that cannot die;
There are thoughts that make the strong heart weak,
And bring a pallor into the cheek,
And a mist before the eye.
And the words of that fatal song
Come over me like a chill:
“A boy’s will is the wind’s will,
And the thoughts of youth are long, long thoughts.”

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

June 4, 1989.
A small gesture in solidarity with those who won’t forget this date.