About

“I think we go through this life, slowly but surely, just collecting these little pieces of ourselves that we can’t really live without, until, you know, eventually, we have enough of them, to where we—we feel whole.” 1

kevin pearson, This Is Us, III.xviii. “Her”

Here are some of my pieces:

  • “‘cause it’s a long, long journey—” 2

  • “Confucius, we are approaching the capital,” says Lord Jing. 3

  • “I hate to seem inquisitive, but would you kindly inform me who
    I am?” 4

  • “… in the yet unbroken part …” 5

  • Shantih Shantih Shantih 6

  • “Raffiniert ist der :Herr Gott, aber Boshaft ist Es nicht” 7

  • “I may not be wise—” 8

Olen sisukas taiwanilainen. Meet my alter ego here.


1

Created by Dan Fogelman; episode info here.

2

From Angela Chang’s “Journey.”

3

From my translation of a line in Lo Chih-Cheng’s “Inquiring Dan.”

4

From Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest (1895).

5

From Mayday’s “The Yet Unbroken Place in My Heart.”

6

The concluding reveberation in T.S. Eliot’s The Wasteland.

7

From Yang Mu’s “In Memoriam Albert Einstein.”

8

From Ben Platt’s “Run Away.”