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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.
|2017||The War in Colors||Dunya Mikhail|
|2017||Looking at My Father||Wendy Xu|
|1986||I Ask My Mother to Sing||Li-Young Lee|
|2017||Letters to Du Fu||Jenny Xie|
|2017||Square Cells||Jenny Xie|
|2017||The Perfect Poem||Kaveh Akbar|
|2017||Self-Portrait as Exit Wounds||Ocean Vuong|
|2017||Deception Story||Solmaz Sharif|
|2017||First Light||Chen Chen|