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the green-tailed bird

a green tailed bird,its talons gripping tight to his shoulders –the coughs, the shakes – she touches him…the bird jumps,its talons gripping onto her shoulders;she walks on unknowingly,her mouth free to the wind –the coughs and shakes absent –to her grandma who smiles and laughsand the green tailed bird eats its next meal,its talons grippingContinue reading “the green-tailed bird”


Positive Effects About Coronavirus: Five Truths

It’s been a long time since I last wrote a proper article. But, here I am, my fingers dancing across the keyboard in hopeful strokes that perhaps, perhaps, this article will turn out to be alright in the end. The thing about this pandemic is that it chews at the very seams of our lives.Continue reading “Positive Effects About Coronavirus: Five Truths”

wearing a mask, not to protect, but to breathe

It began in early September,where the sun made his bed in the early hours of day,and retired to his study in the late hours of the afternoon. Cloth coverings, of black and white matter,were used to protect the peoplefrom breathingin the virus. The sun rose one day,and with it rose the flaming pits offire.And sparksContinue reading “wearing a mask, not to protect, but to breathe”

A Conversation About Color

With all the conflict and tension about race, I feel it only necessary to talk about my experience of being Asian. Although it is not at all similar to being black, nor do we have to deal with the level of racism that is directed to being black, being Asian is an enlightening experience intoContinue reading “A Conversation About Color”

Alone, yet Together: Fighting the Fight

“She stood apart from moral interest, yet close beside them, like a ghost that revisits the familiar fireside, and can no longer make itself seen or felt; no more smile with the household joy, not mourn with the kindred sorrow; or, should it succeed in manifesting its forbidden sympathy, awakening only terror and horrible repugnance.”Continue reading “Alone, yet Together: Fighting the Fight”