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Poet, essayist, mother, creaturist | poems & words @mcsweeneys @theAALR @The_Rumpus @POETSorg |2019 fellow @WriteHedgebrook |@vonavoices | memoir-in-progress

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@nicolesjchung She’s so lovely
9/25
2020
@SaraReneeRyan I’m so sorry, and hope you recover from this virus fully and soon.
9/24
2020
As #RBG lays in repose & we demand justice for #BreonnaTaylor, I am reminded that our beloved RBG was the lone diss… https://t.co/WY8pbyyeA5
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitThe moon’s a dead rock, but I still like the word [...] what can we say to the moon except You again? You again.… https://t.co/j4ubQ8fZGA
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitThe finest Dionysian poems are wild, free, and somehow impossibly precise. Every poem that lasts has a “somehow” somewhere in it.
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitFor those who hit a paywall like me: https://t.co/oPbP6K3zCy
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitFall equinox is upon us, Mabon, and a recognition of the balance of light and dark. I keep thinking about that. How… https://t.co/LA32WCWbHY
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9/23
2020
As I suspected, not all is as lost as it may seem right now, though these are very difficult times (but when weren'… https://t.co/EAqAhNlrse
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingit#RIPRGB Thank you. rest in power. #Resist https://t.co/lqZ4BMB9lFOf course my daughters and granddaughter have been texting me. For a few extra hours . . . I was oblivious to the devastating news.President Obama nominated Merrick Garland 237 days before election and Mitch McConnell refused to even hold a heari… https://t.co/XYOWFm1emR
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitJoin us on 9/23 for our first LIVE Miscellaneous Files event! Our own @HelloMaryWang will speak with Hilton Als abo… https://t.co/rOEOGGViTl
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9/19
2020
@destinyoshay Oh wow thanks for sharing this gorgeous sad ass shit @BarotRick 👏🏽🙌🏽👏🏽
9/18
2020
"A brilliant duet and a moving exploration of the American immigrant experience." (Ruth Ozeki) FAMILY IN SIX TONE… https://t.co/ZcvJYGHT6Y
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitBREAKING: Delaware state Rep. Earl Jaques has **lost** to progressive challenger Eric Morrison in tonight's Dem pri… https://t.co/wGLKlk6Q2E
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9/17
2020
New Yorkers will be gathering at Foley Sq. tomorrow starting at 4 p.m. right outside the federal/ICE building. Join… https://t.co/oBTGYAqUuG
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitDawn Wooten, the nurse who blew the whistle on ICE, just went on MSNBC. This is being done in our name. https://t.co/ljacMzUQ0N
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitOCTOBER IS FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH. DO YOU NEED STORIES? DO YOU NEED TO "DIVERSIFY YOUR FREELANCE ROSTER"?… https://t.co/2RhUgHwdRA
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9/16
2020
Am writing “That I please you, my Soul . . . If only you alone” & also trying to write where my audience is a handf… https://t.co/ZyLvDw0cDp @tarfiaaa Yes, we should of course!
9/15
2020
👏🏻 bees 👏🏻 are 👏🏻 key workers 👏🏻 https://t.co/YxkKeDZGz9
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitVia @politico Playbook: " THE UNITED STATES HAS LOST 64 times more people to Covid-19 so far this year than we did… https://t.co/0CQAw2Uqvp
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitTwo students sit outside a Taco Bell to use Wi-Fi so they can 'go to school' online. This is California, home to S… https://t.co/QhPoUdnBKr
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitSan Quentin, the notorious California prison, has a thriving journalist community. Covid-justified total lockdowns… https://t.co/bxA0bEkSNd
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Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitHe abetted a cover up for one executed journalist that we know about, so I believe he means it literally. https://t.co/q1uMMWoTo7
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9/11
2020
Don’t want to forget the many ways we do side by side. I sink into this solo-ness too easily. June Jordan poem. https://t.co/T7VIoV2gpE
9/9
2020
Mulan thanks Turpan Bureau of Public Security because it was filmed in Turpan in 2018, the peak of re-education cam… https://t.co/1f3575HGSr
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9/7
2020
Honored to be on here with so many people whose work I admire, including @RhetoricAndThis, @abugoddess,… https://t.co/G7KSVyydm2
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitAn abundant season of reading ahead: https://t.co/GQh0B91FHi's Featured Fall Books w/ @sachikomurakami @TyreeDayehttps://t.co/iuDkshrtz7
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9/3
2020
Mine’s in the mail! https://t.co/wEhW00sDjw
9/2
2020
@jeanho I’d throw those staplers
8/31
2020
My first published comic *ever* is up on the @nashvillereview 's summer issue! I can't even explain how much this m… https://t.co/IsmvUUFhT5
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8/28
2020
"There is no such thing as a Native American. Nor is there a Native American language. We call ourselves Mvskoke, D… https://t.co/qqfeQk6htU
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitHello hello! Young Chicago Authors 2020 Bomb Squad Showcase is now available to watch on YouTube 🔥 https://t.co/ldhLwRT6Cu
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingit“Kenosha Deadly Protests” "3rd Night of Protests in Kenosha, Wis., Turns Deadly" "Two People Confirmed Dead After… https://t.co/REFOyIQETx
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8/27
2020
@nikkimwalls Bloodroot, because they pop up during the first cool days in spring and if you blink you miss them https://t.co/zDF4IUlTBa
8/24
2020
I love wandering onto twitter in the morning and learning something fascinating. https://t.co/lEOVK1qtzW
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingit @cyntaur @sarahlynnpablo Meaning Frodo’s gonna make it! @fushigi_nisia @teatornado Thanks for this question and this thread. @shaindelr I made too many jars of fermented pickles, no more room for mayonnaise
8/22
2020
"We’d danced in our aura for hours that day. On the plane home he clutched me like I was oxygen." Read "All In and… https://t.co/EyFbQd2Uj6
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitThank you very much Kion You for this review and @LAReview. @WavePoetry https://t.co/q2C3HxlrzN
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingit @cyntaur @sarahlynnpablo I think I’m gonna ditch everything and watch Lord of the rings today @cyntaur @sarahlynnpablo Legolas perfect 😆 @sarahlynnpablo @cyntaur Cause he has that Hoosier common sense attitude @sarahlynnpablo @cyntaur Yea he’s much more the hobbit than the Wizard tbh @cyntaur @sarahlynnpablo Yea, ye shall not pass, not Mayor Pete. Def the grey! @cyntaur @sarahlynnpablo Mayor Pete is GandalfI want to bring attention to poetry books published in the pandemic. Pls feel free to share a link to your book/cha… https://t.co/hO5BAX1PO8
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingit @JihyunYunPoetry ❤️I’m sorry. Hoping for rain.I have done nothing all summer but wait for myself to be myself again —Georgia O’Keeffe
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Retweeted by JoAnn Balingit @anitamgill @addiebrook @kwelijournal Second Kweli Journal!Education journalists! I'm looking for a Twitter list of ✅ NYC education journalists ✅ education journalists gener… https://t.co/xZ7oDPBfB5
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingitto say I see you // is to admit much of you isn't visible https://t.co/VYAqkDI8dK
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitMorning! ☀️ Thread on ways to give #USPS support at this pivotal time. Information came from mail carrier(s) to sto… https://t.co/9Y1nceo6hF
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingit"My lost sisters, my dear sons, my done uncles and drained mothers, my beloved broken fingers, you tap me to the… https://t.co/ltCm6iaFdZ
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingitremember: even vegetarian and fruits based diets are not cruelty free. https://t.co/l4COLzDKgq
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8/21
2020
Yet another reason to stop supporting Uber. https://t.co/PtZOIeJurS
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingit @xtinehlee Happy new moon! magnet tricks forever!
8/19
2020
I stopped trying to write today. I am shelling Lima beans on no sleep instead, and the thought of eating them cooke… https://t.co/H65nfgWdXlA group of concerned Filipino Americans are collecting data about FilAm COVID deaths in the US-- & here is the most… https://t.co/k1iNErkT3Y
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8/18
2020
August 14 is the International Memorial Day for "Comfort Women." Kim Hak-sun made a public testimony about her life… https://t.co/0sABML3nXQ
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8/15
2020
Ever felt like you were disappearing? Today my third novel is out, and I would love it so much if you read it, reco… https://t.co/GiKLneMBcD
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitNew day. Same play. Gender & racial bias take no days off.They seek to minimize the impact & to dull the shine of t… https://t.co/raT5vIGefn
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8/13
2020
I don’t feel as I thought I would in this moment, but my gratitude to everyone who helped bring this book to fruiti… https://t.co/4OGzxlByE3
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingithappy pub day to @arickamarie and her stunning debut SALT BODY SHIMMER. i’m so moved by this collection because of… https://t.co/3BUpTbOhDy
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitThey are popping, I saw a really good shooting star! #Perseids
8/12
2020
There's a whole cadre of journalists of color who work tirelessly *for free* trying to diversify this industry: run… https://t.co/L8XjUeyvIW
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingit @ByMoriah thank you for this essential reporting on our kids’ emotional health—and so sorry the host garbled your n… https://t.co/Y4g6kZTPSbstill a few spots left, and a few more days to register! https://t.co/O6MLxHm0hp
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitHighlight this week will be chatting with Matthew Salesses @Salesses to celebrate his wonderful new book "Disappea… https://t.co/uZnnKWQhIO
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8/11
2020
a robot brought me berries https://t.co/4PgXupcafk @JellyfishReview I move turtles to the other side of the road.
8/9
2020
The New York Times recommends poetry collections for #TheSealeyChallenge!https://t.co/j9bZ7X3m0O
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8/8
2020
Reading this today, and yes taking care of myself first as the author suggests in this thread, for a hard read. Sin… https://t.co/xKy3IqZurb @historyofarmani school librarian sending a note home to tell my mother I was not allowed to check out Nancy Drew m… https://t.co/ylH6iDlJqjMorning in Beirut. So many people I love including my husband & father were born there. These people are RESILIENT… https://t.co/DxkJj5EMmA
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8/7
2020
“A society must assume that it is stable, but the artist must know, and he must let us know, that there is nothing… https://t.co/BILvNnEu8aParticularly this danceWhat I did while the power was out from Isaias. Sat with Monarch caterpillar, waiting for the big chrysalis reveal https://t.co/IhTAuPAk0qDid you know I created + maintain databases of marginalized comics creators? SEEK them out. READ their work. HIRE… https://t.co/YXEO1iBA2E
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8/5
2020
When her first novels were published, in the mid-1970s, Gayl Jones’s talent was hailed by writers from James Baldwi… https://t.co/0VGT7q7Nwy
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitThread/journalism on the current administration’s scheme to turn the public against the 💗USPS💗. Buy stamps. https://t.co/TJhdBJOxFZ
8/3
2020
UNTITLED, Gordon Parks, 1967 https://t.co/7Qcche5zNU
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitFrom @theappeal: 16 year old William Haymon has spent more than 500 days in an adult jail in rural Lexington, Missi… https://t.co/RjQfUzNudF
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7/31
2020
CRAFT IN THE REAL WORLD, out Jan 19, 2021 https://t.co/a80UZzUq9W
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingitloved seeing this beautiful letter. 💛 https://t.co/BiJ5Ybq6Gl
Retweeted by JoAnn Balingit @longleafreview @minyoungleeis SureI'll be reading some poems today (around 6:15 pm) at the South Bay Progressive Alliance meeting. Please join in if… https://t.co/CkdVV6DpoE
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitIf you're having an odd day, here's Shirley Jackson's advice—The very nicest thing about being a writer is that you… https://t.co/VA8rs7eqh7
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7/30
2020
@KarieWrites Aw, congratulations!
7/28
2020
PAY ATTENTION. The United States Postal Service was a lot of Black folks way to financial stability. https://t.co/fNwknQUJVR
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7/26
2020
It’s so rare that people in poverty get to tell their own stories
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitI SWEAR TO G*D I AM GOING TO WEAR A 6 foot WIDE HOOP SKIRT WITH SPIKES STICKING OUT TO KEEP PEOPLE 6 FEET AWAY. WHY AM I INVISIBLE?
Retweeted by JoAnn BalingitI vote to amplify AOC’s brand, the women voicing fury brand. https://t.co/VqdyIeSJVY
7/25
2020

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