It paralyzes me to think about the sacrifices my family made before I was in my mother’s womb. When they came here they knew they would lose a part of their language, their memories, their sanctity of self....more
Angie Sijun Lou is from Seattle. Her work has been published in Voicemail Poems, Peach Mag, Metatron, Hobart, Cosmonauts Avenue, and others. She was nominated for the 2016 Pushcart Prize.