Tian-Ai (天爱) is a diasporic writer, musician, and visual artist from Seattle. They are a fellow of the Bucknell Seminar for Undergraduate Poets. They appear in Pleiades, ANMLY, Poem-a-Day, and others. More of their work can be found at www.tian-ai.com.


He did not tell me he eyed the new satellite /
and imagined rolling him in the /
valleys of his fingers.