Red Lacquered Chopsticks: Poems
Toronto: TSAR Books, 2006.
PS8645 .A773 R42 2006
This volume of poetry bridges the spaces between cultures. Detailed with observation and personal experience, honest and clear in their vision, these poems reflect upon the poet’s Asian and Western identities. Ancient legends counterpoint modern reality; beauty and peace are offset by the rawness of death and dying. Erudite and referential in both cultures, these poems are also intelligent and accessible.