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

Riot Act, April 29, 1992

I'm going out and get something.
I don't know what.
I don't care.
Whatever's out there, I'm going to get it.
Look in those shop windows at boxes
and boxes of Reeboks and Nikes
to make me fly through the air
like Michael Jordan
like Magic.

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