Franny Choi is the author of two books of poetry, Soft Science (Alice James Books, 2019) and Floating, Brilliant, Gone (Write Bloody Publishing, 2014). She is a Gaius Charles Bolin Fellow in English at Williams College and co-hosts the podcast VS with Danez Smith.
The first time I left home was before I was born. I was barely formed. A scrap. A sample, at best. I was more my mother than me, then, I think. We can’t remember. The plane lifted my mother’s body lifted mine away from all the earth […]