Kathleen Hellen

YOU SAY A HAPA GIRL LIKE ME

is always looking for her daddy’s
nose—not flat, lacking

cartilage, not snubbed
with shortened septum but

aquiline, rhinoplastic, under-
going Greek or Roman

aspirations. Head-
quartered

in post-war training
operations

hooked to bases
of exclusion

wavy to approximate
Caucasian
sniffing out the quotas

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