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Instagram - graphic.poetry.trans.sensory

Follow me at Instagram @ graphic.poetry.trans.sensory : Naoko Fujimoto!

Silver Seasons of Heartache - Poetry Chapbook

This little anthology was born this year. Thank you very much for making it happen, Ami Kaye, Royce Ellen Hamel, and Steven Asmussen from Glass Lyre Press.

You may purchase "Silver Seasons of Heartache" from Glass Lyre Press Bookstore or my website.

Rhino Poetry Pay Pal Donation

I am a fellow at Rhino Poetry in Chicago. The magazine was established in 1976 and is one of the most trusted and profound poetry magazines. This publication is a non-profit organization, and each  year ends with fund raising for the next year’s operating costs.

Rhino Editors have (and continue to) read thousands of submissions over the years, and I am honored to be a part of their team. They teach me MFA quality poetry reading skills, for which I am very thankful. Your support for Rhino will enable it to continue publishing emerging and established writers, host poetry readings, and organize writing workshops. This is the springboard through which many creative minds have reached widespread audiences, defining lives and learning environments abroad.

This example picture shows $25 for a donation; however, you are able to change the amount. Visit their pay pal account (HERE).

Angela Narciso Torres' "Blood Orange" Signed Copies

Her two signed books are available through my book store. Also you may enjoy seeing my graphic poem with her cover art.

Jet Fuel Review #14

Jet Fuel Review #14 Enjoy reading my two poems and seeing two graphic poems in the newest issue of Jet Fuel Review.

Homonym Journal Issue 2 - "The Pay Phone"

Homonym is a Berlin based online journal. The editor in chef, Carolina Moura, gave me a wonderful opportunity to promote my graphic poem with an .mp3 recording. Please enjoy viewing "The Pay Phone" and listing to its original poem. In the journal, I explain my process of graphic poetry as well.
Visit Homonym Journal Issue 2 (HERE
As readers can see, “The Pay Phone – Graphic Poem” is very difficult to read. Words and sentences are intentionally upside-down and drowning into the similar background color. The cut-out letters are almost like a life-threatening letter. All my graphic poems are filled with personal moments. The cut-outs are origami-paper that was donated from a family of cancer survivors in Japan.

One patient called her daughter every evening from a hospice’s pay phone and said, “I want to live. Talk to you tomorrow.” I could not ignore the image of a patient standing by a pay phone every day to share how much she wanted to live and spend the future with her lo…

Rhino Magazine - Donation

I am a fellow at Rhino Poetry in Chicago. The magazine was established in 1976 and is one of the most trusted and profound poetry magazines. This publication is a non-profit organization, and each  year ends with fund raising for the next year’s operating costs.
Rhino Editors have (and continue to) read thousands of submissions over the years, and I am honored to be a part of their team. They teach me MFA quality poetry reading skills, for which I am very thankful. Your support for Rhino will enable it to continue publishing emerging and established writers, host poetry readings, and organize writing workshops. This is the springboard through which many creative minds have reached widespread audiences, defining lives and learning environments abroad.
This example picture shows $25 for a donation; however, you are able to change the amount. Visit their pay pal account (HERE) or learn more about RHINO MAGAZINE.

MORIA - Woodbury University

My two poems are in the new issue of Moria. "Pochi or Kuro" "There Were Plenty"

Poetry Reading 2017

Thank you very much for having me for wonderful poetry readings in 2017.
Live Glass Lyre at the BookMarket (Glenview, IL)
Red Rover Series 100 Thousand Poets for Change
Poetry Today Local TV Show at Highland Park Poetry (Highland Park, IL)
Poetry Throwdown at Kafein Coffee (Evanston, IL)
Woman Made Gallery Literary Series (Chicago, IL)
Woman Made Gallery Graphic Poetry = Trans. Sensory Exhibition
Rhino Reads at Bookends & Beginnings (Evanston, IL)
Rhino Editor and Fellow Reading at the Book Stall (Winnetka, IL)

Drunk In Midnight Choir - Issue #2 Fall 2017

Drunk In Midnight Choir My three graphic poems are in the Issue #2 Fall 2017. - - Would you like to see more graphic poems?  My five graphic poems are in the new issue of Tupelo Quarterly. - - - - Thank you very much for supporting my graphic poetry project!