Friday, August 26, 2016

As of 8-26-2016 Noon "Home, No Home" is #8 in Amazon Best Asian American Poetry


Great news everyone! I am really thankful that many people are supporting my poetry. As of 08-26-2016 around noon, my poetry chapbook, "Home, No Home," is #8 in Amazon Best Asian American Poetry. And #1 is Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong. His reading is just amazing. 

Anthony Madrid's Poetry Collection, "The Getting Rid"


I exchanged my poetry chapbook, "Home, No Home," with Anthony Madrid's "The Getting Rid". He writes contemporary rhyming poems. He inspired me very much and I am writing a couple of rhyming poems.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

Have a Great Weekend!

Have a great weekend!

I received a letter from my grandmother. It made my day!

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Marina Veiler - Pianist & Jewelry Designer

My dear college friend, Marina Veiler, is a pianist (once we had a music-poetry reading in South Bend, IN) now she is a jewelry designer!! She designed this bracelet for me.

Her music is also available at YouTube.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Allison Joseph's "Libero" from her poetry collection, "Mortal Rewards."


After I watched Olympic volleyball games, 
I read Allison Joseph's "Libero" from her poetry collection, "Mortal Rewards."

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

"Magnolia"


I am reading Jon Tribble's "Natural State" and my favorite piece is "Magnolia."

Friday, August 5, 2016

Amazon Review - "Home, No Home" Poetry Chapbook

https://www.amazon.com/Home-No-Oro-Fino-Chapbook/dp/0996571612/ref=zg_bs_10159392011_16
Thank you very much for supporting my chapbook, "Home, No Home."
"Seventeen Blue" is my favorite too. 

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Amazon Best Sellers Best Asian American Poetry #16


Thank you very much for supporting my little poetry book, "Home, No Home."
Today, it was listed in Amazon Best Sellers Best Asian American Poetry #16.
(My favorite, FAVORITE, Li-Young Le's "Rose" is #8!)

I am really happy and thankful.  


Monday, July 25, 2016

With a poet, Dara Elerath, at Mass MoCa


With a poet, Dara Elerath, at Mass MoCa

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

Monday, July 11, 2016

Have a Happy Monday!

Have a happy morning! 
The wonderful collection of tea from Malaysia

I am drinking a cup of TWG tea French Earl Gray. 

Monday, June 27, 2016

Why I Started Collecting Spatulas


This is originally why I started collecting; perhaps, gathering spatulas.   
Read my short article about spatulas.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

The Upper Peninsula Misses You


Poetry Reading by Mark Magoon was wonderful.
You should read "Sisters" in his book, "The Upper Peninsula Misses You"

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Pirene's Fountain: Volume 9, Issue 17 - Silk and Spice


Contributor List for SILK & SPICE,
Pirene's Fountain: Volume 9, Issue 17 will be available soon.

My poems about masala chai are in the magazine! 

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

"Home, No Home" is available at Nanzan University Library, Nagoya, Japan

http://www.nanzan-u.ac.jp/English/

My poetry chapbook, "Home, No Home," is now available at Nanzan University Library in Nagoya, Japan. If you are looking for exchange programs, the university has wonderful lectures.

Monday, June 20, 2016