Shirley Geok-Lin Lim Poems

Shirley Geok-lin Lim is a Malaysian writer born in 1944. She is known for her poetry, fiction, and more. Her first collection of poems won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize. She has also worked as a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

Learning to Love America

by Shirley Geok-Lin Lim

‘Learning to Love America’ by Shirley Geok-Lin Lim is a thoughtful poem about identity. It explores the way the speaker, likely the poet herself, learned to love the country.

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