Let us take the river
path near Fall Hill.
There we will negotiate
an outcrop with its silvered
initials & other bits of graffiti,
all the way to the broken edge
that overlooks the bend,
& hold hands until
we can no longer tell
where the river ends.
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.
|2016||Last Sleep Best Sleep||Brenda Shaughnessy|
|2014||The Dream of Shoji||Kimiko Hahn|
|2016||Yellow Rain||Mai Der Vang|
|2013||Trailing Clouds of Glory||Vijay Seshadri|
|2004||The Long Meadow||Vijay Seshadri|
|2016||The Tree Sparrows||Joseph O. Legaspi|
|2016||The Iraqi Nights||Dunya Mikhail|
|2003||Tsunami Chant||Wang Ping|
|2014||Solstice in Llasa||Wang Ping|
|2014||Amphibians||Joseph O. Legaspi|