Chinese-American http://wunc.org en Poet Li-Young Lee Draws Influence From Chinese Classics http://wunc.org/post/poet-li-young-lee-draws-influence-chinese-classics <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">When Li-Young Lee's parents received a classical education in China, they memorized dozens of poems. As a child, he heard his parents playfully recite poem after poem to one another. Today Li-Young Lee draws much of his poetic influence from that same classical Chinese poetry.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:20:53 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 33513 at http://wunc.org Poet Li-Young Lee Draws Influence From Chinese Classics 'No F****** Pink Ribbons!' Is It Time For The Bow To Go? http://wunc.org/post/no-f-pink-ribbons-it-time-bow-go <p></p><p>When Jennifer Ho went to the hospital for testing on a lump in her breast, she encountered the image often associated with breast cancer: the pink ribbon.</p><p>A nurse led the UNC English professor to an exam room. She recalls, "And then I saw a tote bag with UNC hospital's name on it and the pink ribbon. And I had this immediate visceral reaction. And I'm walking with the nurse. And I said something I can't repeat on the air." Ho said, "I hate those *** pink ribbons."</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:26:27 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 29571 at http://wunc.org 'No F****** Pink Ribbons!' Is It Time For The Bow To Go?