A Life in Writing
America's New Triumph Poet Buu-Van Rasih
Born on March 1,1950 in Luangprabang, Laos he was the youngest of four children to his Vietnamese immigrant parents.
He meets his other half Vilaykhone Connie Simuong, and they are married on January 29,1977. They later go on to have three children; Bobby Amata, George Amarit and Valentina Cupid.
In 1994 he gets ordained as a Christian minister, in Las Vegas, Nevada and feels the presence of the Holy Spirit. After this incidence Rasih dives into literature, and begins writing poetry.
He is a Winner of both the Asian Heritage Awards 2006 for Art, Literature and Philosophy and the International Society of Poets for Editor's Choice Award in 2005 and 2006.
Marriage, family, romantic relations and trust-they all form the basis for much of the work by San Diego Poet Buu-Van A.J. Rasih, who is the author of 'My Other Half' a piece of work revealing his concern for marriage ending up in divorce due to their lack of understanding of dependence, romantic relations and trust. A remarkably ambitious undertaking, it is the fruit of working for the Juvenile dependency and delinquency in Adult, family, Deportation Hearing, Immigration and Juvenile courts for the past 18 years.
He is a member in good standing with the International Society of Poets and has attained the distinction of Founding Laureate Member.
He is a communicator and the enchantment that comes from his writing comes from his blessed heart and his deep feelings on the culture of life to transform humanity from within and to make it new. His simplest and shortest of new poems can snap open, enlightening people's lives, enhancing people's pleasure of language. Many of his new poems of America are rooted in domestic family, urban life, man and nature, justice, civilization and Christianity. All of his new poems move carefully toward a new understanding, fed by his own knowledge of American traditions and culture. His themes are closer to common humanity and his new poems come from the heart of an American Spirit, the America's New Triumph, but also from the genius of an American poet.
Marquis Who's Who in America has selected Buu-Van rasih's biography to be included in the 2009 Special 63rd Edition of Who's Who in America. He's listed as a first time new man of humanities in the famous reference book in all public libraries in the U.S.A. which features culture, business, government, arts, science, history, sports and academic framewwork of America and the world.