Three, Two, One, Sober

It wasn’t the joke. It was the feeling of being in on it. We’d trickle out from one room and …

2021: Low Tide

I’m a little annoyed that a year that sounds so pretty in the mouth had to be so filthy in …

2020 Anthems

I’m not sure why I continue to make these annual music posts when no one asks for them. I realize …

Retrograde

Performed at Stanford University, December 2019. Mercury is in retrograde this month. I’m not sure what that’s supposed to mean, …

In the Dream Journal

(Kind of partially maybe) after In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado. Taken straight from an email I sent someone last …

모국어 / Mother Tongue

*올해 2월, 미국에 있는 기숙사에서 쓴 글입니다. This was written back in February from my dorm room in California. Poorly …

T L O M (uh oh)

Home is no innocent pastime. A snuff-stuffed brain chokes on its own swollen gums: nothing about this is healthy except …

The Astronomical Unit

Smart people once decided the ways we measure things here are just not relevant once you get far enough from …

Ambivalent Girl Observes COVID-19

Turns out viruses elude classification. Much of modern science demoted them from living to nonliving, just packages of chemicals. Apparently …

Sickness

limbs go pale, & face flushes so hollow he takes one look and asks if I’d been crying no, I …

2020: Sail

Whenever I look back at myself from the start of 2019, I almost find it funny; I really didn’t know …

2019 Anthems

Last year, I put together my first set of annual anthems—songs that had defined 2018 for me, whether it be …