A Very Long Party in Green, Li Anne Liew
having your head at the
foot of my bed
Sleeping off the pain of loss
living room fan
hasn’t spun in a span
Almost as long as your hair (on your head plus your crotch)
About the Author
Allison Lee Reichman-Bennett · Missouri Southern State University
Allison Lee Riechman-Bennett is a full-time student, writer, and author of All the Months in December (Bottlecap Press, Fall 2022), Of You and For Me (Bottlecap Press, 2022), and Pandemy Cookbook: We Get Through It (Saalt Press, 2022). Her writing has appeared in Vogue, many Instagram captions, and many literary magazines. She is the 2022 recipient of The McCaleb Initiative for Peace grant from Missouri Southern State University where she plans to graduate in the Fall of 2022. Her portfolio can be seen at www.allisonleeriechman-bennett.org and if you have any questions, she can be found in the back of the public library by the cookbook section. This piece first appeared in Bordertown.
About the Artist
Li Anne Liew · Chapman University
Li Anne Liew is a filmmaker, graphic designer, and photographer born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She recently graduated from Chapman University, where she studied Film Production. Her work aims to provoke emotional responses from character-driven stories that stem from memory, impermanence, and loneliness. Li Anne is inspired by unknown cities, and the emotional quality of settling within familiar and unfamiliar places. She hopes to forever create art that makes the mundane feel grand and intimate.