Mark Osaki

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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) Updates


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

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