Words I Do Not Know in Chinese

A poem by Sennah Yee


No, I don’t know, fuck off, shut up, help, how are you, I’m good, I’m sorry, I love you, I miss you, I don’t speak Chinese, but I wish I spoke Chinese, because I love being Chinese.



This poem is reprinted from Sennah Yee’s poetry collection HOW DO I LOOK? (Metatron, 2018).

Yee is appearing at the Metatron Press reading and book launch in New York on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm at Babycastles (145 W 14th St, New York).

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