A speaker reflects on their treatment of their mother.
Our delight on My Body and Soul
Even after we’ve destroyed ourselves over a refusal to view ourselves as one with each other and the Earth, it will never truly die. There’s something greater than ourselves, below us at all times.
Welcome to a podcast about the poem “Melancholy” written by mentee Elaine Ng and her mentor Jennifer Bacon! This poem is about the impact of COVID-19 on Elaine’s experiences as a high schooler.
A glimpse into the tantalizing cycle of waiting and wanting.
the luxury of collapsing
While in new york city, waiting in the long line for a pop-up shop with my friend who was a Shawn Mendes fanatic, I started to feel dizzy.
My Love Was Bound in Red Silk / I Contain a Silence
The first poem was originally published in an essay titled “Red Stars Over Flushing: Edmond Jabes, Mahmoud Darwish, and Yellow Power.”
Pieces of Legos that click in more ways than one.
a reflective poem about visibility, exigence, and superficial perfection.
Who knew that the post-COVID quarantine world would be so challenging to live in? Well, we all suspected it, but living it is a whole different story… Welcome to my poetic brain dump.
Writer in the dark
Before I found writing, I was lost. After that, I was found.
This poem exemplifies how human greed destroys the planet, and the beings that have nothing to do with humans’ actions are the ones who suffer.
my january, my silvermist
Odes to the greenery in my house that keep me constantly conflicted.
A poem about going home for the holidays.
My goal for the summer of 2022 was to ride a bike in Manhattan’s Midtown/Lower East Side. While writing other pieces, I was inspired to replenish a childhood dream I did not continue.
吃飯 New York
吃飯 (HEK-FAN) New York is a series of video essays that follows the format of an abecedary, documenting personal stories of food and culture between a pair of friends.