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
  It’s frustrating, immigrant parents, come to America, to give you a “better opportunity”, yet become obsessed, with anything less,  ...
Why Lin?  He’s just an American?  Sure he plays ball and he’s Asian, But why so much attention?   Lin to me, is a symbol, A symbol of...
I don’t quite fit in, not 100% Asian, nor 100% “American”.   Call me, “Hapa”, Hawaiian for mixed, half-breed, bi-racial, rejected, not...
  Fu Manchu, a caricature, the Chinese, sinister, popularized in Hollywood, spread to all neighborhoods.   The Chinese came, in the 1840’...
I'm yellow, you're white, right or wrong, my last name is Wong. I look different you call names, I ask why, is my skin to blame?  Set...

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