Perdition Days (Esmй Weijun Wang, The Toast, June 2014)
Esmй Weijun Wang writing when it comes to Toast (RIP) on her behalf knowledge about psychosis:
Let’s remember that she is dead that I write this while experiencing psychosis, and that much of this has been written during a strain of psychosis known as Cotard’s delusion, in which the patient believes. Exactly just exactly What the writer’s confused state means to either of us just isn’t near the point, since it is the purpose. The main point is that i’m in here, somewhere: cogito ergo amount.
To Grieve Is to Carry Another Time (Matthew Salesses, Longreads, April 2019)
Matthew Salesses considers the effect of their wife’s moving, along with other facets, on their experience as an individual moving through the dimension that is fourth.
Come early july, whenever my partner passed away in her Korean hometown, we held her lifeless hand and thought: allow me to return back just one single moment. I was thinking: Don’t leave me yet. Remain right right here. To touch her body that is still various and yet barely changed, would be to know that the moment is perhaps all that appears between life and death. Time was the distance that is only life felt near by. It seemed as though the reason that is only couldn’t return back with time ended up being that We didn’t understand where time had been. Continue reading “Selection of Long-form Writing by Asian People in america for reading”