Ocean Vuong Reads and Discusses His Poem “Toy Boat”

In this powerful four-minute clip on the Poetry Foundation site, Ocean Vuong reads and discusses his poem “Toy Boat,” in memory of Tamir Rice.

 

4 thoughts on “Ocean Vuong Reads and Discusses His Poem “Toy Boat”

  1. Wow. Wow. Wow!

    Ocean is the clearest of seers out there. He was born to ask the question, “What can you do that nothing else can offer now?” and his answers come in the form of one miracle of openness and selflessness after another.

    Thank you for sharing this one, Sir Robert!

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