Treasure Island

Ai Ogawa

(21 October 1947 - 20 March 2010 / Albany, Texas)

Poems of Ai Ogawa

1. Conversation 1/13/2003
2. Grandfather Says 1/20/2003
3. Motherhood, 1951 3/5/2012
4. PASSAGE for Allen Ginsberg 3/5/2012
5. Riot Act, April 29, 1992 1/20/2003

Motherhood, 1951

Dear Saint Patrick, this is Peggy,
Or maybe it's Pegeen to you,
Well, I'm really Stella Mae.
Peggy's my nickname,
But anyway, will you please tell me
What to do about the rattlesnake
That's in my room?
I know it's there,
But I can't find it anywhere I search.

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