TO THOSE IN CHILDHOOD WHO ONCE DREW A CORNFLOWER BLUE COFFIN THAT WAS SECRETLY A SPACESHIP TO BYPASS HEAVEN Ed Bok Lee

welcome

your old memories already

contain all future storage

facilities beyond your brain

Ed Bok Lee is the author of Whorled, a recipient of the 2012 American Book Award, and the Minnesota Book Award in Poetry, and Real Karaoke People, a recipient of the 2006 PEN/Open Book Award, and the Asian American Literary Award (Members’ Choice). Lee grew up in South Korea, North Dakota and Minnesota, and was educated there and on both U.S. coasts, Russia, Kazakhstan, and South Korea. His third book will be published in 2018.

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