THANKS FOR THE WRITING! AND THANKS FOR READING +V!
CHIWAN CHOI brings us GRIGOR PANKOV ! ALEXANDRA KOSTOULAS ! STACEY MANGIARACINA and !J.I.G.G.S.A.W!
Chiwan Choi is a writer, editor, teacher, and publisher. He has been a member of the Los Angeles Poets & Writers Collective since 1989. His poems and essays have appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including ONTHEBUS, Esquire, and American Book Jam in Tokyo. Chiwan’s first major collection of poetry, The Flood, will be published by Tia Chucha Press in April, 2010.
He is a regular in the Los Angeles literary circuit, often invited as a featured poet at readings at the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood, the legendary Beyond Baroque in Venice, and the Los Angeles Central Library. He also leads two writing workshops, one in downtown and one in Santa Monica.
After a two-year stint in New York, where he received an MFA in Dramatic Writing from the Tisch School at NYU, Chiwan returned to Los Angeles where he and his wife, Judeth Oden, launched a new publishing company to feature Los Angeles writers, Writ Large Press, in March of 2008.
He lives in Downtown Los Angeles with his wife and their dog, Bella. You can follow his writing on his blog, www.chiwanchoi.com and keep up with his publishing company on www.writlargepress.com.

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!J.I.G.G.S.A.W!

December 26, 2009


TWILIGHT OF THE IDOLS

I know this redhead,
she scratched her dome when asked 2 groove—yes
we hyphy danced, her passion grow’d,
but when I blew breath she went back 2 brunette.
Confused yet?
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Alexandra Kostoulas

December 26, 2009



The F-word

I learned my first cuss word when I was five
and got to walk to the end of the block
for the first time.
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Grigor Pankov

December 26, 2009



a few lines composed toward the end of the war  
 
the room is small
the lights
the fridge
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Stacey Mangiaracina

December 26, 2009



Drowning Pool

There are days
when the sun shines
bright against a big blue
sky filled with
white cotton clouds.

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December 19, 2009

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