Cathy Linh Che

is the author of Split (Alice James Books), winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize, the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the Best Poetry Book Award from the Association of Asian American Studies.

Nation Poetry

December 3, 1975 December 3, 1975

a golden shovel My mother wakes early to go to church. Dawn redux. Her áo dài is Virgin Mary blue. Her hair is still long, reflecting light. A border control officer filters throug…

Sep 23, 2021 / no-paywall / Cathy Linh Che