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What I Learned as a Part-Time Francophone Student & Documentary Filmmaker in Europe

This was written for my post-travel presentation for my Explore the World scholarship with Hosteling International – USA. 1. A lot of things are more efficient, but a lot of things are also inaccessible. No wheelchair ramp here. Anti-homeless spikes, … Continue reading

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WATERLOO

Harold H. Piffard – Napoleon and Josephine. 1895. We could have built an empire together. But you were never happy at home, with me, cravate and sword, my men and my plans, fingers outstretched to foreign places, and yours reaching … Continue reading

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FOR ASIAN GIRLS ABROAD THAT FEEL LIKE STRANGERS IN THEIR OWN SKIN WHEN CALIFORNIA WAS NOT ENOUGH

Image by takasuii on flickr.com. “So, here you are too foreign for home too foreign for here. Never enough for both.” – Ijeoma Umebinyuo Lunch for one at a french cafe: homework pages dotted with coffee marks, a cold crepe … Continue reading

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REBIRTH

The Great Wave off Kanagawa Katsushika Hokusai color woodblock, 1892-32 I wanted you to take me Simultaneously, as you destroyed me When we awoke, I, the boat, lay splintered on the beach. While you, the foam, caressed me gingerly. crush … Continue reading

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Explore-A-Month: A 2015 Resolution Proposal to Americans

Literary street art in the Hawthorne District of Portland, a less-than-enthusiastic car found in Abilene, Kansas, Vancouver’s version of Chinatown, and the wild terrain of an abandoned backyard near my house. All with its own unique charm. It’s shown that … Continue reading

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UNTITLED NO. 3

Hong Kong falls apart as I wonder who will watch me?

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UNTITLED NO. 2

Vancouver, BC. Wikipedia Creative Commons those bright city lights, I had followed them everywhere. from the twinkling lamps of Hong Kong markets to pink and purple smog in Chicago in the morning, to steel skyscrapers of Dubai – you took … Continue reading

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