"naked and tentative, a bridge across the lake. / I submerged down into the water. / until I was floating just above the bottom."
"In Too Bright Light"; "What Can You Say"; "Learn to Speak"
"I / soul-search into corners / that cannot do the / possible ask."
"the first news report reports the government’s apathy. the second just says 'citizen.'”
"nothing but teardrop comets; tell her i taste her sticky rice, tell her i remember: / her silken-sleeve ribbons, her bamboo biscuits"