Paper flowers defy
censored duststorms of parched land,
barbed wire fences.
Satsuki Ina was born in the Tule Lake Segregation Center, a maximum security concentration camp for Japanese Americans during WWII. She has a private psychotherapy practice in the San Francisco Bay Area specializing in the treatment of community trauma. A community activist, writer, and filmmaker, she has produced two award-winning documentary films about the WWII Japanese American incarceration: Children of the Camps and From A Silk Cocoon.
"Paper Flowers" by Glenn Mitsui, October 25, 2018