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Where are you really from?

If you are Asian, chances are that you have encountered this lovely question in one form or another by curious classmates, colleagues, or whatever.

“Where are you… 278 more words

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UPS Dropped Off This Box Last Evening

Author copies of my chapbook From Every Moment a Second have arrived! These came directly from the printer, and according to Finishing Line Press the rest of the print run should soon be in their hands, and will be packed and shipped to buyers asap. 18 more words


From Left to Right I Ponder Politics and Poetry

From Left to Right I Ponder Politics and Poetry

In the evening I pour wine to celebrate
another day’s survival. My motions:
up to down, left to right. 145 more words


Week 16: International Exchange Festival

Okay, let’s be real. I don’t look “American” or rather what Japanese people imagine an American to look like, due to my Asian face. I knew that prior to coming to Japan. 451 more words


A Response to Racist Flyers in Edison

White supremacists have once again proved to be the epitome of evil by harassing innocents that have done nothing but be the race that they were born with. 555 more words

Bringing Identity into the Classroom

Coming to South Korea, I knew that I’d want to engage in a series of certain topics with my students, broaching conversations of race/ethnicity, mental health, beauty, inequity, and community.  1,227 more words

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Personal Experience: Eurocentric Beauty Standards

I’d like to say that my thoughts and actions aren’t dictated by race, but that would be a lie. That would be a lie for anyone. 770 more words