“Obit,” by Victoria Chang – Michigan Quarterly Review
White Spring 1963 by Ernst Wilhelm Nay painting, abstract with yellow and white circles

“Obit,” by Victoria Chang

“Obit,” by Victoria Chang, appeared in the Fall 2018 – Caregiving Issue of MQR.

Purchase MQR 57:4 or consider a one-year subscription. This poem appeared in the Fall 2018 – Caregiving Issue of MQR.

Image: Nay, Ernst Wilhelm. “White Spring.” 1963. Oil on canvas. Tate Modern, London.

Victoria Chang’s most recent book is Barbie Chang, published by Copper Canyon Press in 2017. Other books are The Boss, Salvinia Molesta, andCircle. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellowship in 2017. In 2018, she was awarded the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award for her manuscript-in-progress, OBIT. She lives in Los Angeles and teaches within Antioch’s low-residency MFA Program. Find out more at victoriachangpoet.com, or follow her on Twitter @VChangPoet.

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