if, if, if — if i could meet you, small brown boy, i’d take your shoulders and shake them, ask you who taught you that the way i speak is […]
If I learned Spanish, would it please you? Would you take my hands, false writers, call them manos and hold them close? Would you feed me hierba and agua? Camel […]
To The Common Tongue ————- more of Chen Chen’s work here.
Walk to Market The streets are as pebbled as the bottom of the ocean, basalt and calcium stones set as skinny sidewalks. You can tell the tourists from the locals […]
“With this piece and the writing within it, I am treading on the fine line between sensations that accompany life experience such as: exhilaration and terror, fragility and strength, and […]