Portrait of Ian

Portrait of Ian

By Hyo In Park

Gym shorts and tennis shoes.

Crew socks with long necks.

Neon shirts.

Ramen noodles.

Hyo In Park was born in Busan, South Korea, and is currently a student at Indian Springs School in Alabama. He placed second at the 2018 National Speech & Debate Association’s Vestavia Hills Poetry Interpretation Competition. Portrait of Ian, a minimalistic poem, is his first published work.