Poetry Playlist: A Celebration of Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

BY KRISTIN CHANG Poetry Playlist: A Celebration of Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month  SPAM’s carbon footprint by Craig Perez Santos Microaggression Bingo by Fatimah Asghar Anna May Wong goes home with Bruce Lee by Sally Wen Mao alka finds a hair by Shakthi Shrima Linsanity by Kien Lam Sestina by Ira Sukrungruang Jasmine puts Monkey in…

Call in Response: Police Brutality On.Stage

BY LIZZA RODRIGUEZ  In the month of August alone, American Police extrajudicially murdered close to 100 people, most of whom were black and brown folxs. Police brutality in the 21st century has been revealed as the nation state’s ahistorical performance; local and state law enforcement officials direct the show with the help of military grade…

“Speak american” by Kristin Chang

Speak american by Kristin Chang   Talk like you’re bred to be here. I oil my inner thighs, swear the skin off my bones, bathe in all the flammables: polystyrene/benzene/gasoline make napalm B make a body meant for burning. If this country has a name, we must leave it. Truth is, there is always something out…