Yuko Taniguchi

Yuko Taniguchi is a poet, novelist, and creative collaborator who explores the intersection of healing and creative process with writers, artists, and healthcare professionals. Taniguchi is the author of the poetry collection Foreign Wife Elegy, published in 2004, and a novel, The Ocean in the Closet, published by Coffee House Press in 2007. She teaches at the University of Minnesota Rochester.

Fishes’ View

At first, we thought that the carcass / of a whale was falling upon us so we / scattered and waited for our feast.