Outside Wrld

DSC_0634This series of poems is what a coming of age story looks like when you’ve grown up in a “cult.” This work in progress is loosely based on Yoshika’s personal experiences.




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Yoshika’s first micro chapbook, Extra Bold, is a collection of poems that shows the progression of one woman’s life from childhood to adulthood. Lucinda Sato navigates through hardships, questions of her identity, and love with boldness. Read Extra Bold


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Today’s Lesson

todays-lessonIn this monthly education column, Yoshika shared research-based classroom best practices and lesson plans. Yoshika ran this column in Good Morning Aomori from October 2018 to May 2020.

Selected articles from Today’s Lesson:


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Interviews, Features, and More

IllquitThe Paper Napkin, a Boston based publication by service workers, interviewed Yoshika as their Issue 1 featured poet. Read her poem The Poet-Waitress and her Q&A on Issuu

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