Paris by Night [“Who ghost-locks me?”]
Who ghost-locks me?
Paris by Night [“Through burnt canopies, a footnote whistles overhead”]
after Nhã Thuyên
Paris by Night [“How might you be attentive to my living?”]
Q: How might you be attentive to my living?
một tờ giấy
sheets of earth
một ly nước
spells tipping over
Paris by Night [“Mesh is pink, taffeta bedazzled”]
Paris by Night [“Can you describe the sound?”]
Q: Can you describe the sound?
sấm sét dreams
đi hát mưa
clinging to a pause
plucks every string
gourd hollows out
[SOUND OF CLAPPING]
SOPHIA TERAZAWA is a poet of Vietnamese-Japanese descent. She is the author of two chapbooks: Correspondent Medley (Factory Hollow Press) and I AM NOT A WAR (Essay Press). Her work appears in The Offing, Puerto del Sol, Poor Claudia, and elsewhere. She is a recent graduate with an MFA in Poetry at the University of Arizona. Her favorite color is purple.