Gina 미진 Kim

United States of America

I'm 17 and I like to write and draw. Go check out my stuff at mijin.org (shameless plug). I write mostly creative non-fiction because I feel like I have a lot of stories to tell.

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Black and Blue

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Maybe she didn’t love him, if she couldn’t even remember his name. But people are more than names, so Mi didn’t feel too bad about it. A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
She dreamt about him. She felt that that was right. She wished that she could tell him, “Remember me. The way I stood next to you, the way I was.” She spent way too much time thinking about how she would have said these...
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Minky's

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One: Minky’s
       On Saturday nights, neighbors would stop by the cluttered counter to gossip with my mom. Saturday nights at Minky’s were always the busiest. My mom said that it was because the poor people needed to begin the week with something to do, or at least something to watch. Our shop was in a deserted town outside Anaheim, but there were always strange visitors. Grandmas with worn, freckled hands and too-black hair shrieked about having to go to the...
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Minky

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Minky’s
it was
Me, as alice in a wonderland existing under the world–a  s e c r e t
it was.
between me and Mom
a world full of candy and chips; cartoons and laughter
a world of rats as big as dogs and sneezes full of dust
I remember the pink room.
first, the beaded curtain worn to lines: overgrown and greasy bangs to poke
my eyes
Then, the ugly orange light: the only callused hands that knew to...
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Sister

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Mihoon-ah,
I don’t think I’ve done anything wrong.
Hair clippers hurting my nose, shoes breaking my feet
You looked at me and called me crazy
Silver snakes in my lungs
The buzz of chasing the Dragon still colors my sight
You looked at me and cried
You
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Gina 미진 Kim (United States of America)() published:

The Fates

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day grandma and grandma’s sister came to pick me up for art
money to gamble. how much I had. I was only twelve.
Twelve.
250, and they were disappointed; if my sister were here, they would have gotten more.
Grandma took 250 from me and we went to koreatown plaza because dad said to drop me off. 이모할머니: “Let’s buy two breads for the trip.”
Grandma: “We don’t have money for that.”
Laughter.
Grandma went to parking lot and bumped...
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