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Min Kang — Poetry


I spend much of my adult life by pouring larger, economy-sized containers into smaller, more manageable containers. A gallon-sized jug of white vinegar into a handle for the countertop. The generic brand of Fresh Mint mouthwash into a tall flask that lives under my sink, for easy access. I think of pouring a giant container of feelings (lye), funneling into a smaller, manageable drain. Out of my body, down the hairy hole.

Min Kang - headshotMin K. Kang was born in Busan, South Korea, and now lives in New Orleans, LA. Her work has been published in Asia Literary Review, Santa Clara Review, TENDE RLOIN, Where Are You From?: An Anthology of Asian American Writing, and elsewhere. She is a Kundiman fellow, and her first chapbook, The Diary of a K-Drama Villain, is forthcoming in January 2014 by dancing girl press. She can be reached at

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