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You’re Out of the Night

by 06/17/2016
Neighborhood: Featured, Flushing, Lower East Side, Queens, Uncategorized

Like 76 Google +1 0 Retweet 0 On Match.com, Ken’s moniker was “Dull.” He wrote that among his favorite things were office carpeting, spam, and waiting rooms. “I bet he lives in one of those storage units off the highway,” my friend Meg said as she read over my shoulder. My own profile was styled […]

Direction By Mercy

by 09/28/2014
Neighborhood: Featured, Long Island City, Lower East Side, Queens

Like 4 Google +1 0 Retweet 3 “Here, going? Here, here!” The woman says to the drive and points to the paper in her hand. “This bus is going to Rockaway Beach!” The bus driver looks at her and answers. The woman doesn't seem to understand and starts to talk to the bus driver in Chinese. […]

Will You Marry Me?

by 09/26/2014
Neighborhood: Featured, Long Island City, Uncategorized

Like 53 Google +1 0 Retweet 3 During the middle of my spring semester, I remembered the homeless man in front of the 21st street CTown. He was the poem in my poetry workshop. He was the protagonist of my memoir workshop free-write. I remembered my love for him. My professor loved him from the […]

Disappointment Smothered in Honey

by 05/04/2014
Neighborhood: Featured, Gramercy Park, Uncategorized

Like 21 Google +1 0 Retweet 3 Thomas and I are sitting in my empty dorm. We’re attacking two slices of french toast smothered in honey with our forks like cavemen with spears. Every now and then I make sure to lick my honey-covered fingers seductively. They taste as sweet as this moment feels. Thomas […]