Sze, Arthur 1999

Wednesday, February 24, 1999
with Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge and Marilyn Chin


Meandering across a field with wild asparagus,
I write with my body the characters for grass,
water, transformation, ache to be one with spring.

– Arthur Sze, “Crisscross”

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Read this interview with Arthur Sze from The Drunken Boat:

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Redwinged blackbirds in the cattail pond–
today I kicked and flipped a wing
in the sand and saw it was a sheared
off flicker’s. Yesterday’s rain has left

– Arthur Sze, “Morning Antlers”

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Watch Arthur Sze discuss the influence of American poetry in China as part of American Poets Abroad:

Arthur Sze: American Poets Abroad

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