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Teresa Mei Chuc reads her poetry. From Remembering Viet Nam, KJ 82

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Mekong River

On May 7, 2014 By

TERESA MEI CHUC

Today’s flowers let me inside
into their vase-shaped bodies

Today, I swim this river
with its fish and turtles
and crocodiles…

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REVIEW BY CHARLIE CANNING

Willson and two other men were sitting on the tracks in a public right-of-way to protest the shipment of arms…Willson’s protest at the Concord Naval Weapon’s Station was textbook civil disobedience. He had read his Martin Luther King, Jr., his Gandhi, and his Thoreau. Willson had fully expected the train to stop.

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BY TREVOR CAROLAN

For more than 30 years, National Book-Award-winning author Maxine Hong Kingston has written on the complicated chains of history, nostalgia and spiritual yearning — on the soul of place and home.

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