Poetry Daily magazine today featured on their front page Marilyn’s poem Alba: Moon Camellia Lover. This poem opens her new book, Hard Love Province, that came out last week. An elegy full for despondence, the poem end with:
Let my happiness blister and counter-glow
Against your magnificent sick light.
Marilyn Chin’s new book of poetry, Hard Love Province, went on sale at Amazon today. First dozen pages of poems can be previewed online by clicking on Look inside.
Her poem Brown Girl Manifesto started to attract attention after being published by Poetry Foundation. Marilyn read Brown Girl Manifesto during her performance at CSUSB, with commentary afterwards.
Also from the new book, poem Two Inch Fables is on Poets.org site, as part of their Poem-a-Day program. Beautiful Boyfriend is on Poetry Foundation site.