Tag Archives: renaissance

Lethargic Adulthood

There is a rush in my bones to do something. I want to kick up the dust of Nowhere, Kansas. I want to pick a handsome stranger out from a bar and run at full speed until we both collapse … 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 MATHEMATICIAN

Your desktop background nods to computer algorithms Bookshelves filled with organic chemistry and complex physics. A tree grows in your room, in honor of your alma mater And when you play music, you dissect wavelengths, patterns, deciphering art into a … 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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THE LIES WE CHOSE TO TELL EACH OTHER

We painted our facades to fit the seasons – from pink and red to fading orange, to black and blue to gray. I screamed feelings you countered with words, you dropped promises like the stones you walked over. I force-fed … Continue reading

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REUNION STATION

Photo taken by Karol Franks on flickr.creativecommons.com. Thought I saw you back at Reunion Station between the threads of people and the tracks, the intersection of Nouveau architecture and modern travelers and the wanderers trying to find dreams real enough … Continue reading

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