Poems

Selected poems

2019                              .

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"

Mud City 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"