Poem “Big Gate” in Poetry Lab Shanghai Spring ’20 Issue

Here’s a short blog post: I’m excited that my poem “Big Gate” was included in Poetry Lab Shanghai’s Spring ’20 Issue! You can read the whole issue online here (mine is the last one). Given the crazy situation of the world, it’s nice to have a connection back to Shanghai even though I’m unable toContinue reading “Poem “Big Gate” in Poetry Lab Shanghai Spring ’20 Issue”

First Impressions of Paris: August 2018

8/30/2018 Paris, I almost can’t bring myself to participate. It’s a different exploration than China: I feel even less sure. In China the “fuck it” moments mean more: they’re shrouded completely in the unknown, in the breaking down of stereotypes, in the safety of being a laowai. I learn more. I’m open to more. I’mContinue reading “First Impressions of Paris: August 2018”