End Of The Rainbow

A personal essay written while living in San Francisco. Growing up in rural America, I imagined San Francisco as a far off fairytale land with sacred Meccas such as the City Lights bookstore, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Castro – all as mythical as the television show, “Full House.” In college, my girlfriends andContinue reading “End Of The Rainbow”

The Bamboo Forest – A Poem

The Bamboo Forest We walk through the side yardCut along the back fence ravineAvoid the property lineWherever my sister goesI followShe knows how to play the way I doUnlike other kids(I keep making mistakes)We explore the dense polesGreen stalks transporting usForeign LandMy sister teaches me friendshipMy sister teaches meThat someone understandsShe shows me her treasures:NewlyContinue reading “The Bamboo Forest – A Poem”