I drew a line
above our heads.
Packed this new
ceiling with glass
to stop our friendships’
progression. Continue reading “Day 9: NaPoWriMo”
On these lonesome coal-stained nights,
when the air of silence and thick stench
of latent indecision, lingers all around,
threatening to upset her equilibrium, Continue reading “Dear Boyfriend”
Her father is not my own.
My mother is not her own.
Our surnames would never be
and yet she is mine. Continue reading “My Sisters Keeper”
Each time an aunty at a party asks me ba wo ni?
The real answer is a lodge in my throat.
I reply the way I know how; I am good aunty. Continue reading “On Losing My Language”
I like trying new things – ‘new’ to me, not necessarily new to the world. Take skiing and sky diving for instance, Continue reading “Fail Fast, Fail Often”
The time will come
when, with elation
you will greet yourself arriving
at your own door, in your own mirror
and each will smile at the other’s welcome, Continue reading “Love After Love”
For the days
when your waistline
feels more like
a coastline, Continue reading “Growing Pains”