Instructions

You can enter the site either via an introductory video that includes a reading of the Angel Island poem, or by skipping the video and going straight to the text of the poem itself.

Once you enter the poem and click on a character, you will be able to read or watch its translation. At the bottom of the page, you will have three options: one to go on to the next character, one to go back to the previous character, and one to return to the Chinese poem, symbolized by (poem).

To re-watch the Chinese poem’s introduction or to read its final English translation, please go to the menu, then choose either “Introduction” or “End” as desired.