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In the Press


Beloit Poetry Journal: Poets in Conversation

February 2023

How did these three poems come into being? Tell us a little about the origin, inspiration, or circumstances surrounding them.

Since the Feb. 1, 2021, military coup in Myanmar, I’ve done more than my fair share of doomscrolling—and every other day, the most heartrending news story or Twitter thread would emerge on my feed, and I’d have to take a few days to sit with the pain, the grief, the anger.

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