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  • I'm an American / I shall not want. / There's nothing that doesn't belong to me.

    • Ai,
    • "Blue Suede Shoes," Sin ()
  • Like a bed we make and remake at whim, / the truth is always changing, / always shaped by the latest / collective urge to destroy.

    • Ai,
    • "The Testimony of J. Robert Oppenheimer," Sin ()

Ai, U.S. poet, educator

(1947 - 2010)

Born: Florence Anthony. Legally changed her name to Ai Ogawa.