From Our Editors
'Mitsui's poems are memorable, finely honed--combining imagistically startling vignettes, witty and melancholy ars poetica, and moving personal reminiscence. Yet the many poetic memorials to Japanese American history are this poet's finest accomplishment.'--Garret Hongo
From the Publisher
From a Three-Cornered World presents 60 poems by James Mitsui, 25 of them new. His poetry has, over two decades' time and three previous volumes, asserted a strong and significant voice within the growing tradition of Asian American literature.Mitsui's poems contain a family history of immigration to the Pacific Northwest from Japan an...