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Crab Orchard Review
Volume: 3.2 | Year: 1998

Table of Contents:

Usha Akella
Tatgaru

Meena Alexander
Taxicabwallah
Giving Names to Stones
An Honest Sentence

Shauna Singh Baldwin
Gurpurb

Nick Carbo
Ang Tunay na Lalaki's Friend Shows Up Unnanounced

Tina Chang
Fragments
The Year of the Rat

Gita Chattopadhyay
Desert Tale
Zero Hour

Ting Ting Cheng
Lunch Misadventure at a Local Chinese Lunch Misadventure at a Local Chinese

Khaleda Edib Chowdhury
The Vase Is Empty Now
Their Thirst Is Never Slaked

Oliver de la Paz
The Tailor Confesses to His Hands
Peeling Onions in Eastern Oregon
Returning from an Indonesian Market at the Pier

Debra Kang Dean
from Heart Sutras
from Heart Sutras

Brian Komei Dempster
Your Hands Guide Me Through Trains

Lan Duong
In My House

Alfred Encamacion
Pearl of the Orient
Photo of a Filipino-American Dance Party, Girard Manor, New Year's Eve, 1940

Karen Falkenstrom
A Vineyard Season

Eric Gamalinda
Chosen
The Properties of Light

Eugene Gloria
News of Pol Pot's Capture

Vince Gotera
Elegy for My Brother Poet Filipino & Yuki Indian

Dilara Hafiz
Bad Times
So Many Days on the Road
Girls Beside the Road

Ryan Iwanaga
My Father's Garden
Scattered Light

Ha Jin
A Diviner's Confession
An Exile
A Sewing Song

Felix Jung
Eraser
Detroit, June 19, 1982

Takamura Kotaro
Sho'an Temple
Nakedness
Guide

Larry Lee
Trifecta

Soo Young Lee
Blue Movements

Alice Lin
Haircut

Timothy Liu
You So Heavy
Psalm

Jeffrey Loo
clashing color schemes: white fire stolen from the gods

Vijaya Mukhopadhyay
The Place Left Bare
The Lampstand and Its Yellow Flame

David Mura
The Dreams of Kotonak at Mt. Cassino
A.A. Politics (or Are You An Asian American?)
Fong
Sansei Song
A Dialogue of Noh

Mariko Nagai
My Grandmother's Love Story

Lee Newton
A Language Lost
Herons

Lalita Noronha
Mirror Image

Jon Pineda
Cinque Terre

Paisley Rekdal
Joe Lewis & The War Effort, or How My Grandfather Acquired the Laundromat

Kavita Sharma
Elegy

Indigo Som
year of the boar

Eileen Tabios
My Staten Island Ferry Poem

Barbara Tran
The Seamstress: Starfish
The Bottle-Capper Respect
The Bottle-Capper's Father: The Old Man's Love Song

Amy Uyematsu
lost objects
With a Calligrapher

J. E. Wei
What Li-Po Can Teach Me

Shao Wei
The Remaining Winter

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Tina Chang
Fragments; The Year of the Rat

 

Oliver de la Paz
The Tailor Confesses to His Hands; Peeling Onions in Eastern Oregon; Returning from an Indonesian Market at the Pier

 

Paisley Rekdal
Joe Lewis & The War Effort, or How My Grandfather Acquired the Laundromat