I am From Train Tracks and Busy Streets

by Vivian I am from train tracks and busy streets. From motorcycles rides through the city and instant noodles,The tofu on the streets that caused a round stomach – a baby so pure and so innocent. I am from red velvet slippers and jumping rope in the courtyard.From the big, mean girls who never let […]

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A Society Cannot Stand Without Its Missing Piece

by Vivian He asked me what we overlooked. I told him love. The passionate one. The one that makes your skin crawl. Love that takes you to the edge of the universe and beyond. I was in love once. I might be again. He asked me if I’ve ever been in love. I told him […]

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A Stranger II

by Bernice “If you saw me at a bar—or any place—would you still be interested, and want to talk?” Yes. I blink slowly. The ceiling doesn’t change. It’s always the same. Always white, with hairline cracks due to old age. I trace the cracks with my eyes, and back again. I frown. “Why?” Are you […]

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Fatal Attraction

by Vanessa Carter  I don’t think he understands the hold he has on me, but then again no one does. And I don’t think he understands that the idea of me without him makes my stomach quiver uncontrollably, like the uncontrollable shudder your gut makes from what I imagine is your heart descending from its original position in […]

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