Dear P.

Please       forage    please do not    achieve please

stay    mischievous even    if        others are deviously

perfect    your previous hair color will always be    black

black isn't      absence [. . . continue reading here.]

Dear P.

Please       forage    please do not    achieve please

stay    mischievous even    if        others are deviously

perfect    your previous hair color will always be    black

black isn't      absence [. . . continue reading here.]

Victoria Chang     (poetry, '05)

 

 

Victoria Chang‘s fourth book of poems, Barbie Chang, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press this fall.  Her prior book, The Boss (McSweeney’s) won the PEN Center USA Literary Award and a California Book Award.  Other books are Salvinia Molesta and Circle.  She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2017 and teaches at Chapman University and the Orange County School of the Arts.  She lives in Southern California with her family.  You can find her at www.victoriachangpoet.com.

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