Cathy Park Hong

Cathy Park Hong is a Korean-American poet and professor. Throughout her career so far, she has published three volumes of poetry and has been named one of the most influential contemporary female writers. Often, her poems deal with her dual identity and subjects such as “code-switching.” 


Cathy Park Hong’s ‘Sonnet’ is not a conventional poem having fourteen lines or a specific structure. This piece is filled with images that collectively tap on the theme of suffering.

Sonnet by Cathy Park Hong Visual Representation

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