Works of fiction and poetry by tanyujie.

Welcome (Back) to America
Published by TANYUJIE | Saturday, December 22, 2012 12:54 AM
Year of the Dragon entry. Trigger: Welcome To America. Life in China vs. life in the USA. 298 words.
Santa's New Elves: A Politically Incorrect Christmas
Published by TANYUJIE | Monday, December 03, 2012 3:50 AM
A parody of Clement C. Moore's classic "Twas the Night Before Christmas". This poem does have racial overtones. Please understand I do not mean to offend anyone.
Published by TANYUJIE | Monday, November 12, 2012 5:35 AM
Natural body odor.
Mama Don't Lie
Published by TANYUJIE | Saturday, November 03, 2012 6:21 AM
Trigger: To My Mother. This is a letter to my mother who is also a caregiver to my dad. 180 words.
My Mother is Driving Me Crazy
Published by TANYUJIE | Monday, October 29, 2012 12:19 AM
What can I say? I think the title speaks for itself. In addition to my caregiving duties I have just recently returned from 2 and a half years of living in China. I have spent a total of 15 years in that country. So I'm dealing with reverse culture shock as well as the stress of having to care for my Dad. Hence the poem.
Humpty Dumpty Reboot
Published by TANYUJIE | Saturday, October 06, 2012 12:51 AM
These Unsaid Things.This is a more modern, real life version of the nursery rhyme. I am a caregiver for my aging father who is incontinent and is not able stand or walk without a walker. In one day he fell three times. The night after I had this poem rumbling in my head. 29 words.