Cathy Song Poems

Cathy Song is a Hawaiian poet whose work often delves into her identity. Her poems are rich in their use of imagery and skilled in their narrative composition. Her first volume of poetry won the 1982 Yale Series of Younger Poets Award.

The Youngest Daughter

by Cathy Song

‘The Youngest Daughter’ was published in Cathy Song’s first poetry collection Picture Bride (1983). This poem explores the relationship of an aging daughter and her mother.

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