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August Poetry Collection

I met some wonderful poets in August. From the top left, Anthony Madrid, Angela Narciso Torres, Silvia Bonilla, Allison Joseph, Yoko Danno, and Jon Tribble. They are great inspirations for my new poetry project.

August Poetry Exchange Program

August Poetry Exchange Program:

Silvia Bonilla's "An Animal Startled by the Mechanisms of Life" 
Angela Narciso Torres's"Blood Orange" 
Anthony Madrid's "The Getting Rid" 

I was so happy to exchange my chapbook, "Home, No Home," with them.

"Pretty Little Failboat" from Anthony Madrid's "The Getting Rid".

My favorite poem from Anthony Madrid's"The Getting Rid".

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.

My Favorite Poem from Angela Narciso Torres' Poetry Collection

My favorite poem from Angela Narciso Torres's "Blood Orange"

Angela Narciso Torres's Poetry Collection - "Blood Orange"

I exchanged my chapbook, "Home, No Home,"with Angela Narciso Torres's poetry collection, "Blood Orange."

Have a Great Weekend!

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

Yoko Danno's "Aquamarine" - #6 at random

One of my favorite poems from Yoko Danno's "Aquamarine"

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.

Yoko Danno's poetry collection, "Aquamarine"

I am reading Yoko Danno's poetry collection, "Aquamarine".

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."

"Magnolia"

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

Jon Tribble's "Natural State"

I am currently reading Jon Tribble's "Natural State."

Amazon Review - "Home, No Home" Poetry Chapbook

Thank you very much for supporting my chapbook, "Home, No Home." "Seventeen Blue" is my favorite too. 
Amazon - "Home, No Home" 

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.  
"Home, No Home" 

Silvia Bonilla - "An Animal Startled by the Mechanisms of Life"

I exchange my chapbook to Silvia Bonilla's  "An Animal Startled By the Mechanisms of Life"