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RESOLVE By Levon Mirijanian Translated by Diana Der-Hovanessian If one is to die let it be lion-like fighting off death to death's last strike. If one is to live let it be the same way so that two million don't disappear in one day. -- Diana Der Hovanessian is a Fulbright professor of American literature at Yerevan State University in 1994 and 1999, she is author of 23 books and has published in American Scholar, Poetry, Harvard Review, Nation, Paris Review, New Republic, and her poetry is regularly published in the Christian Science Monitor. She has awards from the Columbia Translation Center, P.E.N., Writers Union of America, and the Writers Union of Armenia.