January 31, 2020

*Note – Full versions of each contributor’s monthly reflection can be found by clicking their initials or from the table on the project overview page Reflection Prompt 1: How did you feel today? (What thoughts are on your mind on this last day of January and what caused you to feel that way?) G [NYC] …

The Miracle Sea-Parting Festival

The spring is here in Korea despite an annual phenomenon called 꽃샘추위, a period when we all think the warm weather has arrived only then for it to be pushed aside by an unrelenting cold snap.  This expression literally translates to “the cold envies the flowers” (꽃=flowers, 샘=jealousy/envy, 추위=the cold).  As the spring flowers are …

Elements

Art/Visuals by Jessica Chen This collaboration was published in the University of Illinois (UIUC) Campus Honors Program’s Equinox literary magazine. It is featured on pages 32-34 of the fourth issue, released in 2016. https://www.honors.illinois.edu/Equinox.shtml