Four Way Books
Bear, Diamonds and Crane
by Claire Kageyama- Ramakrishnan


ISBN-13: 978-1-935536-13-0
paper, 104 pages, $15.95







Early morning breakfast.
             Scrambled eggs and chopsticks.
              A yellow dog howls

                     down

La Grange on the west side
             of Los Angeles.
              A new generation

                     survives.

The grandparents are Issei.
             The parents, Nisei.
              The children are third to wear

                     their lineage.