I find myself looking at the same memories with new eyes now that you’re gone.
And does asking these questions make me a good mother?
We’ve spent quarantine in faulty mirrors, sparking negative feedback loops.
My former therapist, a well-meaning white woman, once asked me, “Do you think he treated you badly because you are Asian?”
“Consumers in the Global South have a right to the best coffees from their nations, their sister nations, from wherever they want.”