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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 …

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 …

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 …

To the Woman Who Used to Own the DVD Store

Most of Seoul is not beautiful because it developed so quickly, which is to say, most of Seoul is not beautiful because it could not keep up with its own creation, with its constant birthing of itself. 

Musings in Madrid

I grip my bag and keep it secure against the front of my body like a pale child; I’d been …

A Game Nobody Wins

This Thursday morning, the entire high school assembled in the gym for the end-of-year award ceremony. I admit to always …

For Collegeboard

*This was written in the last 20 minutes of my AP Microeconomics exam, in the blank pages for the free …