Biography of Mark Osaki
Mark Osaki has received awards for his poetry from the Academy of American Poets, University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco Arts Commission, Seattle Arts Council, Mr. Congito and the National Endowment for the Arts.
He received his B.A. in English from UC Berkeley, and a M.F.S. and Ph.D. in International Relations from Georgetown University
Mark Osaki's Works:
Carrying the Darkness—The Poetry of the Vietnam War (Avon Books, Texas Tech University Press) , Men of Our Time—An Anthology of Male Poetry in Contemporary America (University of Georgia Press) , Breaking Silence—An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Poets (Greenfield Review Press)
Mark Osaki Poems
An Old Dance Favor (Walter Reed Amc)
Throughout the neon lit ward braces thunder to the music no one can hear. The wooden ribs of the floor
For awhile I too was haunted by memories of your frightened faces as we hovered nearby, shooting warning tracers above your heads.
Such A Lovely Dress
Let’s pretend that fulfillment is just another dress that I can compliment. Easy discretion that allows
J. Robert Oppenheimer: Marginal Notes Fr...
We are told that a demonstration is not sufficient and we believe it.
For awhile I too was haunted by
memories of your frightened faces
as we hovered nearby, shooting
warning tracers above your heads.
It was amazing—you thought waving
American flags would save you.
We had other rooftops to fly to.
Coming back from the last one