Does it get easier?

August 31, 2018 · By Rainye Day · No Comments

The streets are riddled with orange lamp light, haphazard, lazily arching between the shadows of office buildings and street signs. Hidden from the streetlights, in the shadow of the bus stop, he sits alone. On the bench, the bright screen of his iPhone glares up angrily at him, indicating that the call had been going for ten minutes.

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velvet

July 31, 2018 · By Rainye Day · No Comments

The girl with black hair, black jeans, boarded the early-morning charter bus. Above, a velvet sky waved goodbye.

She set her backpack down. And conveniently, found herself glancing at her seat partner. Soft features, full-lipped, still smothered in a cloud of sleep. He caught her glances, but let them flit away.

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the fruit

April 10, 2018 · By Rainye Day · No Comments

i chanced upon a midnight fruit

my teeth, they pierced into its flesh

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Letter from a Chinese Daughter in America

November 12, 2017 · By Rainye Day · 1 Comment

You found ways to love me in places no one ever looks. Places like where the sun and the moon are wooden figures taped to the windows, their shadows rising and falling on the white curtains.

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Treasuring Creativity

October 26, 2017 · By Rainye Day · 1 Comment

My camper’s hands are sticky. They always are.
Do human children secrete glue from the palms of their hands? I wonder.

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good morning

July 23, 2017 · By Rainye Day · No Comments

2:19 am

are we ok?

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Soles, the Window to the Soul

June 09, 2017 · By Rainye Day · 1 Comment

The Converse sneakers I wear today have holes in them. The laces are soft; the soles dusty. Its deep, navy blue has long since washed away, thanks to the wicked California sun. My sneakers are a little worn out. Relaxed. Comfortable. Like me.

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Still

May 11, 2017 · By Rainye Day · No Comments

It must be the beginning.

The air hung with silence. Not a single, twisting, black branch swayed in the wind. No stray snowflake dared to move from its station. Grey, steel wires stood guard, faintly in the distance. Nobody manned the towers.

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On Hold

February 19, 2017 · By Rainye Day · No Comments

faceless mountain

lacking snowcap.

soft slope

five hills

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Slow

December 19, 2016 · By Rainye Day · No Comments

the rotation of the planet never slows

and we don’t stop either

for fear of being thrown off

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