Something I thought about:

  • Dramatic monologues and the space between the poet’s and the character’s voices and preoccupations.

Something I did:

  • Some creative work after a long hiatus
  • Worked on my diss and surprised myself while writing
  • Read poetry
  • Organized a birthday celebration

Something I read:

  • Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief by Victoria Chang
  • The Year of Blue Water by Yanyi
  • Dream of the Divided Field by Yanyi