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(BBC-US)   I dug for gems in the fertile ground... then felt the mountain as it rumbled down... and I felt trepidation in the steep Burmese hills... as the landslide brought me down   ( divider line
    More: Sad, Mining, Burma, jade mining site, heavy rain, Kachin State, Jade, BBC's Jonathan Head, wave of mud  
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2020-07-02 5:25:43 PM  
20 votes:
I mined green gems

To stay well fed

But mud and rock

Fell on my head


2020-07-02 9:43:26 PM  
2 votes:
It's always sad when sensitive white people find out where their pretty, shiny rocks come from, and how they are obtained.
2020-07-02 9:17:12 PM  
2 votes:

lilistonic: Huggermugger: Rich Mainland Chinese love jade even more than they love shark fin soup.

I recommend sub vocalizing it in Nicolas Cage's voice.

Wait, what? I was quoting the goat voice thing!
2020-07-02 8:41:13 PM  
1 vote:
That's going to leave jaded memories.
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