The whales would sing because they were alone, but with each other, their song a reminder that loss and exile are linked.
What do you see in your future?
let goI won’t pass this on to you, I promise
I like the night up hereWe can see the stars.
They are not our stars,
Don’t worryDon’t worry.
They are singing to save the world, the entire world,
Janice Lee is a Korean-American writer, editor, and shamanic healer. She is the author of 7 books including The Sky Isn’t Blue (2016), Imagine a Death (Texas Review Press, 2021), and Separation Anxiety (CLASH Books, 2022). She writes about interspecies communication, plants & personhood, the filmic long take, the apocalypse, inherited trauma, and the concept of han in Korean culture. She is Founder/Executive Editor of Entropy, Co-Founder of The Accomplices, and Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Portland State University.
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