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May is officially designated as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate Americans of Asian and Pacific heritage. Celebrate by reading poems by contemporary Asian American and Pacific American writers below. For more poems, audio, videos, essays, and books related to Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, visit our Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month page.
|1982||Something Whispered in the Shakuhachi||Garrett Hongo|
|1986||From Blossoms||Li-Young Lee|
|1987||The End of a Beginning||Marilyn Chin|
|1988||The Legend||Garrett Hongo|
|1990||The Cleaving||Li-Young Lee|
|1991||I See Chile in My Rearview Mirror||Agha Shahid Ali|