Willie Lin lives and works in Chicago. She is the author of the chapbooks Instructions for Folding (Northwestern University Press, 2014) and Lesser Birds of Paradise (MIEL, 2016). This poem was a runner up in the 2020 Foley Poetry Contest.
Arts & Culture Poetry
Willie LinJune 12, 2020
Too prone to darkness all my life I have asked for a task, a purpose to survive me.