Now, Also Forever: An Adoptee’s Complex

Now, Also Forever: An Adoptee’s Complex

This may sound like a really strange thing to say, but I’ve recently come to terms with the fact that I’m an adult. Maybe the notion of realizing something so obvious doesn’t actually sound that ridiculous. Maybe my peers have recently felt or currently feel this way. Maybe other already-deemed-adult adults felt this way in the past. Maybe other aspiring adults have yet to feel this way. Nevertheless, the feeling remains, and I exist not under any delusion that I am unique or special in this feeling. My feeling, however, includes a unique but not altogether special quality; I am a Korean adoptee. Maybe you’ve heard of us?  Read more

For the Nth Time

For the Nth Time

We stole wifi yesterday. We stole free wifi. A search guilded from an attempt to be known, classified into two distinct options: With or Without Work. To condense the self into a few neatly aligned pixels, organized by skill and opportunity, arranged where the light shines brightest. The only thing to be trusted is the word of a self-proclaimed liar.

She cries aloud, “Why didn’t we … ?” He chuckles aloud, “It was time to grow up, live a different type of life, to go after the life we want.”  Read more