Author Archives: dmuranaka

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and ‘The Good Place’ are Basically the Same Thing

Originally posted on The Nerds of Color:
by Dominic Mah | Originally posted on YOMYOMF It took me a weekend of binge-watching to wake up to the fact that Avengers: Infinity War and the NBC sitcom The Good Place are…

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Grandpa Dug a Hole Beneath the Tangerine Tree

via Grandpa Dug a Hole Beneath the Tangerine Tree I wrote a new poem not that long ago after I took Maya to see the hina¬†dolls at the Boston Childrens’ Museum for¬†Hinamatsuri (Girls’ Day). Maya has a small set of … Continue reading

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Do you feel like a successful poet? 7 ways to cope in the meantime

Originally posted on GOOD UNIVERSE NEXT DOOR:
When I first got serious about writing poetry (2003-ish), the measures of success seemed relatively simple: delight in the writing process, publish poems in journals, win a book contest and find a poetry…

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U.S. servicemen’s hike on Mount Fuji turns into rescue mission, netizens are awed and grateful

Originally posted on SoraNews24:
The Marine Corps members carried an ill woman for two miles to safety. Hiking Mt. Fuji, Japan’s tallest peak at 3,776.24 meters (12,389 feet), is no easy feat. Along with altitude sickness, you also have to…

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Speculative Fiction

Originally posted on Eunoia Review:
He wonders how his life would have changed if he had slept with that woman who excused herself to use the restroom, her eyes so full with hope and anticipation, but when she returned, choked…

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Surprise: Hollywood is Still Whitewashing POC Characters

Originally posted on The Nerds of Color:
Happy Asian American Pacific Islander Month! Good news! The story of the Ni’ihau Incident is coming to the big screen. Bad news? Hollywood has learned nothing from the whitewashing outrage that has been…

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The Life of a Poet

Does anyone ever feel like you’re writing and you’re in a groove and you’re doing so awesome that you’re creating something like or but you’re really coming up with this?

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