Yearly Archives: 2019

Textures of April 30th: Snippets & Untitled

I wait for something meaningful, deep. A lesson, a memory. But they don’t say anything.
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News & Events: July 2019

Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Việt Nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora. ■ News from the Diaspora ■ Two Americans sentenced to...

THIS IS FOR MẸ: Dear Sweet Baby

Dear Sweet Baby, / I thought of you last night. / Your memory hit me with / A pierce and an ache, / And I sobbed longingly for you. Deep belly crying, / The kind that howls. / Three years ago today / I found out that after 13 weeks of carrying you, / I had lost you.

Once upon a mythic mundi: Five Poems by Lawdenmarc Decamora

who / deserves a perfect night, you in reverse / i will see us aged in reverse in Calauit Island / safari park the mid-resort of life upon life / quietly underneath

Not Everything Can Be Said: Artist Profile of Benedict Nguyen

The idea of motion does help me understand the sense of urgency I feel towards many things and the rhythm I’ve built around dancing and writing over the past few years.

THIS IS FOR MẸ: Arriving at Joy, with Ocean Vuong

The first time I read On Earth We Are Briefly Gorgeous, I got off the bus three stops early and cried outside of a 7-Eleven. So, when Ocean Vuong came to Seattle for a collaborative event hosted by the Seattle Public Library and The Elliott Bay Book Company, I knew I had to attend.