Poems

Selected poems

2019                              .

Oxidant|Engine (forthcoming) – “Love Lettering, [Anon]”; “Roses, Mid-June”; “How to Cut Through Wire”; “Operation End Sweep”; “Painted Landscape”; “Triple Bridge; “Andante at Her Loom”; “O, Lady Queen of Mercy”

AAWW (Insurgent Tongues Folio) (forthcoming) – Testimony ["Absolutely Virtuous"]; “Cross-Examination (A.2)”; “Exhibit (A.2)”

amberflora (forthcoming) – “Throwing Rose, [Anon]”

Salt Hill (forthcoming) – "18 November 1966”; “19 November 1966”

Pinwheel (forthcoming) – Paris by Night [“Who ghost-locks me?”]; [“How might you be attentive to my living?”]; [“Mesh is pink, taffeta bedazzled”]; [“Can you describe the sound?”]; [“Through burnt canopies, a footnote whistles overhead”]

Cordite Poetry Review – “Wake, [Anon]”

ANMLY – “Across the Willow [Salix Babylonica]”; “The Kiss”; “The Kiss, Again”; “Brave and Tiny Scholar”

The Iowa Review (print) – “Expatriated Fugue”

2018                              .

Birdfeast – "Give Me Refuge"; "Safe"; "Left Behind"

Peach Mag – "Re: Balance"; "Re: Slather"

Seattle Review (print) – “from Hill 192

Antiracism Inc. (Punctum Books) – "After My Uncle Elbowed a Soldier in the Face on the Beach of Pulau Bidong"

Abolition: A Journal of Insurgent Politics – "A Matter of National Security"


2017                              .

sidereal magazine – "Kamiyo after the Age of Gods"; "Advice from Ojiisan’s Hungry Ghost Who Becomes the Toad"; "Princess Kaguya of the New World"

Yes, Poetry – "On Forgiving the Man Who Made Me a Poet from His Rib"; "Guerrilla Fighter Manifesto"; "I sent my body home / in naming it, became another sister"

The Wanderer – "The Sister's Essay"

Cosmonauts Avenue – "Michael Fassbender" (nominated for the 2018 Pushcart Prize)

Half Mystic (print) – "Nocturne for José" (nominated for the 2018 Pushcart Prize)

Powder Keg (with audio reading) – "First of June"; "Whites Paint"; "Coronado"

Nice Cage – "Anchor Baby"; "On Holiday"; "Like a Cancer Grows"

Poor Claudia – "To Shower after Four Days"

Reservoir – "Mono No Awaré"

The Boiler – "Somewhere Nearby"; "A List of Predictions for the New Economy"; "The Waiting Room" (nominated for the 2017 Best of the Net anthology)

wildness – "Deputy on a Texas Prairie"

Hematopoiesis Press – "In Forgetting" (nominated for the 2018 Pushcart Prize)

Big Lucks – “The Meteorologist in Tōhoku”; “Common Language of an Occupation”



2016                              .

Anthropoid  "During the Fall"; "Career Goals in Exile"; "The Currency of War"

Puerto del Sol (print) – "I had a premonition of the nuclear plant melting"; "Fear of the Drowned" (nominated for the 2017 Best New Poets anthology and 2018 Pushcart Prize)

TAYO Literary Magazine (print) – "Au Bon Pain Abroad"; "KFC Abroad"; "Domino's Abroad"

killing fields journal (with audio reading) – "Ue Wo Muite Arukō"; "Search and Rescue"

TENDERLOIN – 6 poems, film, interview

Dying Dahlia Review – “Crackle of Moth Wings Burning”

The Felt – "Wanderlust"; "Frontal"; "Repose"

CH Journal – "Operation Fertilizer"

Yalobusha Review (with poetry film) – "Giving Oral"; "Menstruating in America"; "Giving Head"


2015                              .

The James Franco Review – "Sukhumvit Soi 11"; "Lustful Bodies Reincarnate"

Project As[I]Am (with illustration) – "A Song for Grace Lee Boggs"