There will be a Yoon Yong poem today & tomorrow. I promise.
…My cheekbones are fine | my chin if a little chiseled.
I don’t agree with where my hair parts
the same as my father’s | not symmetrical like my mother.
Glad I got mother’s long legs
but my father’s eyes.
Nose is fine | not too flat to use the sun for a clock.
Mother | watching her soap operas all afternoon
—do you identify with any of the characters mom?
“What strange questions you ask me Yoon Yong.
It’s just a TV show | it isn’t real.”
I once asked mom what a feminist is |
she told me “it’s the English word for woman | daughter…”