Missives from Southeast Asia

“Car crash.”
the lie
dismissed
the breadth and depth
                      of injuries
                      incurred

                     *

collective craning upwards
—the typhoon sky. aspirations
chastened

                     *

Inbox (empty)
nothing to report, today—
dawn breaks on the plains

***

Jae Woods is a writer, editor, educator, polyglot, and gadabout. She cultivates minds and pens in Taipei, Taiwan.

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