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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.
|2018||Folding a Five-Cornered Star So the Corners Meet||Li-Young Lee|
|2018||Origin Story||Jenny Xie|
|2018||Virginia Street||Jennifer Hayashida|
|2018||Water in Love||Ed Bok Lee|
|2018||Things We Carry on the Sea||Wang Ping|
|2018||There, There, Grieving||Zeina Hashem Beck|
|2018||No use to say||Wendy Chen|
|2017||Where the Sky Meets the Earth||W. Todd Kaneko|
|2016||from “Hardly Opera”||Don Mee Choi|