At least, that’s what a
Korean guy told me, who
I met in Amsterdam, when I went to buy
Matcha and jasmine tea,
joss sticks and a brass frog ashtray, and eat Vietnamese
food for my seventeenth birthday,
cooked by a friend
who I never saw again.
Kim M. Russell, 14th April 2021
My response to NaPoWriMo Day Fourteen
Our challenge for today is to write a poem that delves into the meaning of our first or last names. Our inspiration is a poem by Mark Wunderlich, entitled ‘Wunderlich’.