Emily Luan

Emily Luan is a Taiwanese American poet. A recipient of fellowships from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, Art Farm, and the Fine Arts Work Center, her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Best New Poets (2019), Washington Square Review, The Margins, PANK, Grist, Epiphany, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Rutgers University-Newark. Visit her at . Instagram & Twitter:

Because I dare not be in awe

My chiropractor tells me, your sternum is shining, meaning that the small bones
in my chest are rotating, overlapping, and moving away from one another—