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Interview with Wing Tek Lum on his book, 'The Nanjing Massacre Poems'
Maemae Students Read Renshi at 2012 Hawaii Book & Music Festival
Makua by Hamajang
Hawaiian Pidgin 101
No Choice but to Follow poets read the Obama poems
Lee Tonouchi introduces Lisa Linn Kanae, Cades Emerging Writer Award winner
Renshi poets taping the CD for No Choice but to Follow
Wing Tek Lum's advice: "Don't do it!"
A Journey to the West
Ha Kam Wi Tawk Pidgin Yet? Part 3 of 3
Ha Kam Wi Tawk Pidgin Yet? Part 2 of 3
Ha Kam Wi Tawk Pidgin Yet? Part 1 of 3
Little Iron Men Trailer
All I Have Ever Done Is Write You Love Poems
I am a hawaiian in the 21st century
de Young, AAWA, Panel, Genny Lim, Poet
Lunch Poems - Li-Young Lee
Little Red Books
Asia-America, Where Have You Gone?
Asian American? Proud!! RICE RICE BABY (Kate Rigg)
A Thousand Words
Darrell Lum and the meaning of Bamboo Ridge
A Celebration of New Asian American Poetry Part 2
A Celebration of New Asian American Poetry Part 1.
"Da Pidgin Guerrilla" Lee Tonouchi "7 Deadly Local Sins" PART 2
"Da Pidgin Guerrilla" Lee Tonouchi "7 Deadly Local Sins" PART 1
The Lie - Song and Spoken Word
Year of the Fish trailer
Def Jam Poetry: Saul Williams
Carl Sagan's Pale Blue Dot
Def Jam Poetry: Alicia Keys - POW
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Outcry from the Inferno: Atomic Bomb Tanka Anthology
In the fifty years since the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, countless victims have recorded the tragedy and the effect on their lives in tanka poems. Yet, few outside Japan are aware of these emotional reminders.
Dr. Jiro Nakano has selected and translated into English one hundred of these five-line verses, published along with kanji and romanji versions.
This is a most excruciating and convincing portrait of war painted by ordinary people in poetry, begging us to listen to their voices and to learn.
"Outcry from the Inferno thrusts the reader into the midst of the horrors experienced by those who suffered the effects of the explosion of the atomic bomb at Hiroshima. The collection testifies to the expressive power of the tanka form. The best of these pieces suggest, with a few quick strokes, narratives that expand in the reader’s mind into stories of surprising richness and complexity; while, at the same time, communicating anguished cries from the heart that transcend the details. Shinoe Shoda’s poem is a good example of how Outcry from the Inferno confronts us with images that speak volumes." — Joe Stanton, poet and Director of University of Hawai‘i Center for Arts & Humanities
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