When the owls saw us, the world was dying, the snap of a twig, loud as political paralysis. We were low to the ground, crowns of liquefied claws, we animated ourselves, cut off our own fingers. We would fight. Would. We. How much can Mother be bad? How much will stratum-rabbit shudder before Mother? How […]Read More How Much Violence Silence Makes
I wrote this poetry book from the perspective of a daughter of displaced people & how residual effects of trauma still linger intergenerationally. My family were immigrants who had a path, yet still had no guidebook to this place called America & all of her confusing ways. The book is mainly dedicated to protecting children […]Read More
In a few weeks I will be presenting my cinepoems from White Stockings at Stanford. Many, many thanks to visual artist Tess Cortes for her vision and aesthetic. She made each woman come to life!Read More Cinepoems from White Stockings! Ready for Stanford!
I’m very, very excited to announce that this amazing documentary about visionary Lithuanian, George Mačiunas, leader of the Fluxus movement, will be screened February 20 – 26 at MoMA. Go see it if you’re in NYC! Bonus: listen for George’s mother’s voice in the film, you may hear someone familiar (my voice!). So incredibly humbled […]Read More George @ MoMA
I’ve written and produced my final poetry book, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). It took roughly two years to write. After one year of a frightening, violating political climate and three years’ estrangement from my family, this book was a labor of necessity. MOFA is an epigenetic poetic diary that explores inherited trauma from my mother’s […]Read More New Poetry Book Released • MOFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
I want to sincerely thank Robert Hansen at Poems-For-All for publishing two of my poems as mini-books to be “scattered like seeds” into the universe.Read More Poems-For-All!