Huài shì hǎo shì (Evil Things, Good Things)

Every New Year’s Eve, my friend tells me she smashes six pomegranates on her lawn, and when I ask her why, she says it is because she is Greek, and when I want to understand more of what she means, I read up on pomegranates in Greek mythology, discovering that after Persephone was abducted by […]

A Christmas Poem

Santa Claus is always on schedule If he misses, a piece of snow The wind will blow, blow, blow! That sled of his will set a trail Of a wish and a blow through the wind Those rooftops are The ones that clickety tock Some have branches tall and wide Others have so many thunks […]


  1 winter day at 2 in the morning there are 3 people sleeping as 4 owls are hooting before they go to sleep at 5 a.m. 6 in the morning and the owls have stopped hooting, 7 birds are chirping as they search for food. 8 dogs are barking, 9 cats are hissing as […]