Spring Arts Fair 2020

Andhra Summers

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This poem is dedicated to street children in Andhra Pradesh, India, who continue to face extraordinary barriers in education, health, and security. 2019 Creative Writing (Poetry) Full Text: Andhra Summers* Andhra boys know best When the summers come We patrol the rice paddies As the rickshaws’ wheels Groove the monsoon mud The chime of glass…

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PHOTOSYNTHESIS

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A poem revolving around the resilience and comfort to be found in daily acts of embodiment, and the homes we can make of ourselves even in isolation. 2022 poem Full Text: PHOTOSYNTHESIS ripping grass from its stems & orange blossom water & I stretch like syrup spread over pancakes & blueberries & sweaters riddled with…

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Hadal Zone

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I wanted to explore zones of irreversible change. Whether in the deep ocean or in life, creatures face moments where they can either “sink or swim.” 2020 Poem Full Text: Hadal Zone Beyond the everlasting night We sink or swim in endless wait. Enchanting dark meets flashing light An echo of our endless fate. What…

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Essential Work

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If art is not essential, what is? 2020 Poem Full Text: ESSENTIAL WORK My mother plays the piano for a living, and when the virus hit, she said, only half-kidding, that there is no job less essential than that of one who accompanies another’s music. Still, in the afternoons, from the nook of my room,…

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David

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“David” is a 3D bust loosely based on Michelangelo’s piece of the same name. Inspired by the music video of “Money for Nothing” by Dire Straits. 2018 Blender 3D Render

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