The Way We Pay

The Way We Pay (chapbook cover)

Cover art by Sylvia Quan La

Poetry by Thien-Bao Phi
limited edition of 50
chapbook designed by Douglas Kearney
with artwork by Sylvia Quan La


  1. FOBulous
  2. Giving My Neighbor a Ride to Her Job
  3. Race
  4. Musings on How I Regard Asian American Literature
  5. Riot
  6. Bread and Glass
  7. Miss Saigon
  8. Every Day People
  9. No Offense
  10. Mass Transit
  11. For Colored Boys in Danger of Sudden Unexplained Nocturnal Death Syndrome and All the Rest For Whom Considering Suicide is Not Enuf
  12. Goodbye
  13. Worth Singing