When the decision is made to change the color of a wall in the bedroom of a twelve year old in the interior of a house in the middle-to-upper-class suburb […]
I woke up this morning, the dirt from my mother’s sunflowers still under my thumbnail. Haven’t dug there in three months. Yesterday I thought my hands were clean. Pulling up […]
That winter the ice covered everything, and froze my brother’s car to the side of the house. And I crawled on my hands and knees up the driveway, slid back […]
Lullaby ———————– More of Chen Chen’s work here.
Family ——– Chen Chen is a University Fellow in poetry at Syracuse University, where he also serves as Poetry Editor for Salt Hill. His work has appeared/is forthcoming in Connotation […]
Write a Letter to Your Mother About Your Longest Winter If writing had any real power, I could write my mother a letter that said, No second heart surgery because […]
To The Common Tongue ————- more of Chen Chen’s work here.