korea

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. 

Lottery

In Korea, they call overweight girls unscratched lottery tickets. Because who knows— They might turn out pretty.   Apparently, flesh …

Yellow Girl Hymnal

I. Come, Lord, let us welcome you home, Let us be shy when you take off your shoes, Let us …

Urban Picnic

Good girls sometimes don’t feel like going home. They buy cheap microwaved rice balls and sit in the streets. They …