some rambling thoughts about race in America and Asians

In the current political climate Asians are almost always left out of the political discussion. It stings me a little every time I hear someone mention the race relations in the US as Whites vs. Black and Hispanics. I read a personal essay recently by one of my friends about how Asians have been wiped out of American history, always quietly swept under the rug … Continue reading some rambling thoughts about race in America and Asians

Hum

What to do when you’re so heartsick you cannot write. When all your close friends are so very far away. And you were the one who chose to come to this city. So very far away from all of those friends. It’s difficult to form new relationships over and over. “Late” at night, listening to the foreign air conditioning hum. Do you remember how dry … Continue reading Hum

February

While it comes involuntarily, slipping and sliding along icy paths is incredibly difficult to do. You have to squeeze your butt and your thighs together like a garlic press and venture out on itsy bitsy baby steps, tensing everything for the potential fall. Today on my adventure to the grocery store I must have been a sight to see: short black hair flipping everywhere, arms waving like … Continue reading February