http://maps.cmucreatelab.org/pittsburgh/map#0utc3 I thought it might be interesting to share this interactive map. I made it as an assignment for a class about intersections between technology, art, and conflict. “The map contains accounts of people’s chance interactions with strangers around Pittsburgh, … Continue reading Interactive Map of Pittsburgh
My Lady Gaga obsession is getting out of hand. Continue reading On Lady Gaga’s “Fashion”
I’m okay, I just wanted to revise this for an art contest about the asian experience or something. Mother Concern in her words. Aggression in her tone. Stale off the boat, thirty-something years, she’s mastered the American voice all too well. She wants her daughter to do the same: be loud, be brash, speak up, take what you want, live the dream. It’s not going to happen, not the way she thinks it will, the way she needs it to. Mother speaks in the language of the free and her daughter thinks in it. She lives without a dream because … Continue reading Wow another poem: “Mother”(revised)
“Or I guess that’s just the best a sample can do.” Continue reading A Poem: Sample Size
It’s a lot easier when you’re at the beach,
with its wafting briny smells,
scrambing sea foam tentacles,
and speckled sand that follows you home.
Continue reading Seashells by the Seashore
Not angsting really, just reworking some old stuff. See the old version “Match.”
It happened. The mascot for my apartment building/dorm is a flamingo, so I felt a little inspired. Advertisements Continue reading Flambuoyance
two versions of “Diluted Depression” inspired by the phrase but completely unrelated to each other.
Time to whip out the burning passion I have for Bubbline(the shipping of Marceline Abadeer and Princess Bubblegum from the cartoon “Adventure Time”). In case you’ve forgotten(it’s been a while since the episode aired) or you don’t know, in the episode “What was Missing,” important things go missing(wow shocker) and in some way or another, Finn, Jake, BMO, PB, and Marceline end up together in front of a door that they can only get through by singing a song of truth. Marceline begins singing, but is cut off when Bubblegum criticizes one of her lyrics, and proceeds to break into … Continue reading “What was Missing” (Adventure Time) Analysis
First log post with explanation of what this train wreck is A note before I begin. My teacher personally didn’t like this book. In fact, he quit halfway, so there are some pointed references to that. 10/07/2016 Log 2 – Italo Calvino – If on a winter’s night a traveler You are about to begin reading Lauren Zhang’s new log on Italo Calvino’s If on a winter’s night a traveler. Relax. Concentrate. Dispel every other thought. Best not think about the multitude of logs that still await you. Or perhaps this is your last one, in which case, dispel … Continue reading Analysis: If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino