柿 / Persimmon

  Androgynous two playing in the eastern sun beneath peppermint moons Waiting for the scarlet tap obsessed painting with a steady arm like ploughing a field of sweet potato I learn my prepositions in bed, with eyes closed and unlearn myself wrapped in the same leaves 薄荷月の下 東太陽で遊ぶ 中性的の二人を 真紅の蛇口を待つ 執着中 安定した腕で着色 サツマ芋の畑を 耕すように 寝込、目を閉じて … Continue reading 柿 / Persimmon

Six Flowers

About Six Flowers Based on a true story, Six Flowers follows the soul-searching and whimsical journey of a young third culture kid (TCK) discovering her roots in Japan as she examines the notion of ‘home’ in its various forms. Through loss and love the meaning of life is starkly redefined for Hitomi, a Japanese American … Continue reading Six Flowers

Jeonju

Climb the steps to your unswept hall where many clandestine romances passed before ours, leave damp sneakers at the door on mornings when rain cuts the fog. Hear this half-white mouth, form sounds of home. Hold these warm-blooded hands that catch cold in nervous sweat. Take me to the place where you walked with your … Continue reading Jeonju

Autumn on the Moon

  by Sakura Nakashima I woke up one morning so entrenched in ennui that I could do nothing but burn everything to the ground and start again. The route I took to work, my perfume, my stance all changed. Switched from coffee to lemonade and in doing so began making small talk with the woman … Continue reading Autumn on the Moon

A Diary: April 8, 2017

Apr 8, 2017 Today the clouds passed over by mid-morning. Now the sun covers us, shining through sakura and sprouting tree branches. There are fewer pieces of trash lining the sidewalk below my window. I did not see the small man who usually sleeps in that cold space at night – where is he now? … Continue reading A Diary: April 8, 2017