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I hope scholars and teachers of twentieth-century China will discover and appreciate the narrative poetry of missionary William Angus. I edited his collection, South Fukien: Missionary Poems, 1925-1951 (2015, MerwinAsia Publishing / University of Hawaii Press). Below is an Angus poem plus a précis from the book's Amazon.com page. -- David Andrews ----------------- RESCUE The An-hai launch capsized. Some bandits aboard Murdered a man. As soon as the shooting started, The passengers all rushed to the opposite rail And the loaded boat went over. It was near shore And many small boat