Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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.

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.