Prose

Novel Excerpt— Mirae’s Wish

This is an excerpt from the novel I am currently working on— titled Shingiru, which is mirage in Korean. A young woman ruminates about wanting disaster.

Road Trip

There’s nothing like sitting backwards in the rear of a pickup truck, watching the road shoot out in front of …

Instructions for a Good Day

Stretch your arm out. There, a little further. See the bills sticking from his greasy pocket. Avoid the crumb-coated fingers, …

Urban Picnic

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

Faint

(adj.) A word to describe indistinct things; hazy at the edges. A vague silhouette somewhere in the dim past, not …

Cinnamon Cigarette

The smell, Jasper knew, was killing her, even as she breathed the sweet trail of her father’s cinnamon cigarette. Her …

Antsy

I was trying to write today when I noticed an ant at the edge of my keyboard. It crawled with …

Intoxication

She gets drunk on Night. She tilts her head back and lets the dark fall through her throat, chilling her …

Word Count: 150

The whiteness depresses me. My eyes stare into the piece of paper I have torn out from my notebook, and …

An Afternoon At the Pool

Impending duties sit stubbornly in the pit of my stomach, but I have always been exceptional in ignoring them. I …