chinese characters have joints—
they are comprised of
a million dissatisfied, spindly components that recombine into
chromosomal dissonance. traditional or simplified?
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yours is a story of tangential relativity
— of capturing time in a firefly jar.
the frames of my lost father you have stolen
into the ghostly flash flood of a plastic valley.
This is a mourning piece for Asian America. The history of Asian America is a complex one, sometimes the model minority and sometimes the technocratic subject to be feared, always foreign, and always living in perpetual uncertainty. We were promised that this “land of opportunity” would
wash away the pain that drove us from our homelands but
there is a different kind of violence here.