Poems from sam louie

I'm an Asian-American psychotherapist, spoken word poet, author, and speaker on "Asian shame", addictions, and multicultural issues. I'm also an Emmy Award-Winning former television news journalist. My links: www.samlouiemft.com www.samlouiespeaks.com www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/minority-report
I tell myself, “just one last time”, It’s a lie you know, a verbal disguise, To hide my intentions, Of getting my fix, a hit, just another...
Dopamine, a cascade of chemical pleasure, food, sex, booze, caffeine, the chase for a fix, the remedy for my pain, a salve for my suffering...
Beaten,  stabbed, molested, trauma shouldn’t go uncontested.   Assaults on your thoughts and emotions, no hugs or kisses, mom and dad...
I’m an American, through and through, but an American with a hyphen too.   An ode to my culture, customs, and ethnic ties, yet critics say...
I am from a former British Colony (Hong Kong), known for being Chinese, home of exotic gifts and luxuries.   I am from the Rainier Valley,...

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