J. D. Ho

J. D. Ho has an MFA from the Michener Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Ho’s poems and essays have appeared in North American Review, Ninth Letter, Crab Orchard Review, and other journals.

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Rebellions of the Body, Creations of the Mind

Fourteen doctors puzzled over my symptoms before a fifteenth finally presented the results of an eight-hundred-dollar allergy test explaining my seven years of debilitating digestive issues. I stopped eating everything on the list—basil, oranges, raspberries, artichokes, asparagus, mustard, melon, oregano, papayas, plums, yeast—and I improved. At that time, I anticipated neither the extent of the […]

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