Author Archives: kimyunmi

Permanent Outsider

I have to admit I sometimes feel like this. You are Korean, but not Korean. You are Jewish, but not Jewish. You are an American, but not American. So apparently, I can’t talk crap about the labels I subscribe to … Continue reading

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I love my Kimchi

Sung to the tune of You are my Sunshine. Chorus I love my kimchi, my only kimchi it makes me happy when my skies are gray you never know, dear, how much I love my kimchi please don’t take my … Continue reading

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Broken House

When I was younger I used to particularly have a dream of a broken house–or a house that wasn’t right. I would spend a long time in the dream trying to fix it. Sometimes my family would watch, but they … Continue reading

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