30 Days Hath September 2016 | Day 13 | ghost San Francisco by Shelley Wong

September 13, 2016

BEI 30 Days Proposed Graphic

ghost San Francisco by Shelley Wong


ghost gold rush

ghost Chinatown

ghost Gold Mountain

ghost transcontinental railroad

ghost strike

ghost ships across the Pacific

ghost my ancestors

ghost the shoreline

ghost Canton

ghost island of waiting

ghost poems carved on walls

ghost fog

ghost international orange

ghost dynamite

ghost fishing

ghost brothels

ghost slave girls

ghost Chinese massacre of 1871

ghost Page Act

ghost fallen mountain

ghost merchants

ghost Chinese Exclusion

ghost alleys

ghost hanging laundry

ghost antimiscegnation

ghost steep city

ghost rescued women in missions

ghost railroad iron

ghost my great-grandmothers

ghost red

ghost The Big Four Leland Stanford Collis Potter Huntington Mark Hopkins Charles Crocker

ghost the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean

ghost 1906 earthquake

ghost fire

ghost City Hall immigration records

ghost paper sons

ghost bachelors

ghost angels

ghost my family

ghost to rise

ghost where are you from

ghost what are you


Shelley Wong lives in Oakland, California and is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Kundiman fellowship, and scholarships from Fine Arts Work Center and Napa Valley Writers’ Workshop. Her poems have recently appeared in Crazyhorse, Drunken Boat, The Margins, Vinyl, and The Normal School.


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