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PNW LOVESONG

Picture by x1klima on flickr.com. I don’t miss Los Angeles but I miss the bay area: treelined streets and hills those birthday cake houses clustered in a mound on your slopes, mint leaves in my coffee and bokeh lights of … Continue reading

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JAS

We fell, when fall became evening dew and sweaters, sipping your mother’s tea to R&B inside. School became an afterthought for our nights, balancing bottles of beer on our knees as I type out essays on crossed legs on your … Continue reading

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UNTITLED FACEBOOK STATUS 5-9-16

It ain’t even summer yet and I’m already excited about the lineup at Grand Performances sixpacks of Stone and yes, you can have my dollars for Yuna’s clearbright eyes and neon lights lit up on damp concrete in DTLA. colorado … Continue reading

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AFTERMATH

Last Conversation:  what good is “I love you” if you won’t stand for me? figures on a playground, chalk from old games, salted with rain. my fingers tremble to draw these lines over cracks and vivid red paint. skidded tires … Continue reading

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Getting Out

Photo by Charles Wagner on Flickr Creative Commons. flickr.com/photos/chazwags/437393020 There’s a simple beauty to South Central Los Angeles. The way the sky glows orange and pink from the California smog over rows and rows of tired houses that look like … 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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The 88 Steps

Photo courtesy of Jeff Su. The 88 Steps is a San Gabriel Valley phenomenon, a local attraction for Chinese-American teenagers looking for something fun to do on Friday nights. According to legend, the elusive flight of steps is located in … Continue reading

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