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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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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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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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CHINESE VALLEY

I trudged back here in orange boots and a parasol wondering if I’d still see old men playing cards on Atlantic and Main. The streets we used to play on, they are old and worn, a promise of white sidewalk … Continue reading

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The Four Cities You’ll Fall in Love With

Photo courtesy of Tony Wong Photo courtesy of Flora Tsai on flickr.com/creativecommons Photo courtesy of Fido on flickr.com/creativecommons Photo courtesy of Gergey Sus on flickr.com/creativecommons San Gabriel is the girl you grew up with, eating french fries and drinking boba … Continue reading

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