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Dabin Jeong is a Senior studying Art History and Literature/Creative Writing at Bennington College. She explores East Asian/Korean representation, Asian American identity, and the immigrant experience through creative and academic praxis. These projects are created to address a contemporary Korean perspective on the influence of Japanese colonization and her own immigration experience.
These poems are taken from the Chu Ci, commonly translated as the Songs of Chu, an anthology of poems from the Warring States period attributed mainly to Qu Yuan and Song Yu. More specifically, these poems are selected from the Jiu Ge, or Nine Songs, the second of seventeen sections in the Chu Ci. Originally recorded
America was never kind to me / America was never kind to a little girl with big dreams /A little girl whose nose is a little too crooked for its picture perfect college brochures / I cut my tongue on the pages / Learn to keep my mouth shut / Soften my Rs, point my
For NSZ. Thanks for helping me find myself. I. August 18, 2016. First Name? -Doménica. How do you spell it? -D. O. M. E. N. I. C. A. Middle Initial? -M. Last Name? -Montaño Moncayo How do you spell that? -M. O. N. T. A. Ñ. O -M. O. N. T. A. N. O As
یک My mother sends me a message, to tell me my Grandfather had a stroke. She never calls when she can’t speak. At Persian funerals everyone wears white, and lilies shroud the dead body in a valley of perfumed delirium. I like the smell of flowers, even at a funeral. White Lillies are my favorite.