Tag Archives: Poems

Wild Geese

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted a poem, but someone asked my to help translate a Chinese poem so I thought I’d post the results. Translating poems is tricky because usually understanding the literal meaning of the words … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Mercy Wong

Recently I read a book by Stacey Lee called Outrun the Moon. It is set during the 1906 San Fransisco earthquake and is a great story of friendship, love, and survival. Inspired by this  I decided to write a poem about … Continue reading

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Sammy the Chinese Cowboy

Since it is still National Poetry Month, I got motivated to do some cowboy poetry. What is cowboy poetry, you ask? It is just like it sounds: poems about cowboys and cowboy life. There are many cowboy poets and even … Continue reading

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