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Subject: JAPANESE AMERICANS - INTERNMENT
Matches Found: 17

A DANCE OF WOODEN SHOES, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My mother's in geta shoes
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


BREAKING SILENCE, by JANICE MIRIKITANI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There are miracles that happen, she said
Last Line: Our language is beautiful.
Subject(s): Japanese Americans - Internment


CHRYSANTHEMUMS, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Miss yamada knew if a girl was tall and thin, or short and
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


DESERT FLOWERS, by JANICE MIRIKITANI                Poet's Biography
First Line: Flowers / faded
Last Line: Scatter in the wind.
Subject(s): Japanese Americans - Internment; Mothers


FISH WIFE, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sting of the hook in my lip
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


HEART MOUNTAIN, 1943: 1. KIMIKO OZAWA, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oka-san keeps stuffing rags under
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


HEART MOUNTAIN, 1943: 2. JIMMY YAMAMOTO, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Papa says we must tell the hospital
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


HEART MOUNTAIN, 1943: 4. CHESTER KOREMATSU, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fish are heavier than coal
Last Line: Between flames and water
Subject(s): Fish & Fishing; Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


HIROSHIMA MAIDEN, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My mother recognized / my feet and claimed me
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


KAKITSUBATA, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come to the place of eight bridges
Last Line: The song of sparrows will always tell you otherwise
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming; Dreams


NINGYO, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She took me everywhere
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


ODE TO SHUSHI, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH                Poet's Biography
First Line: The gleaming arc / of knife
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


OYURUSHI, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We danced hopscotch squares
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


PEARLS, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mother eats seaweed and plum pickles
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


PEONY LOVER, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A thinnest sliver of moon, and caterpillars
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


SONGS FOR AN APPROACHING RAINY SEASON, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Today the tomatoes will blush
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming


THE WOMAN WHO LOVES INSECTS, by LEE ANN RORIPAUGH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If you stand outside my gate
Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Heart Mountain Relocation Center Wyoming; Japanese Americans - Internment; Wyoming