Victoria Chang’s most recent book is Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief (Milkweed Editions, 2021). She is a core faculty member at Antioch University’s Low-Residency MFA Program and lives in Los Angeles, California.
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Untitled #9, 1995
Agnes only had nine years to live. The angels must have begun to hover around her canvas like monkeys. This canvas has nine white thin strips between the red and blue ones. I’ve spent my life thinking about the blue...
I Once Was a Child
I once was a child am a child am someone's child
not my mother's not my father's the boss
gave us special treatment treatment for something
In the end she just wanted the house
and a horse not much more what
if he didn’t own the house or worse