A Full-Length Mirror

by Julie Wang| We rented a studio apartment in the middle of Taipei. It was cramped, so we piled everything up to the ceiling to save space . When getting dressed, I can only see my top half in the bathroom mirror. “I can’t see if my dress looks good or not,” I would say.…

Confessions

by Tess Lin| No matter how much I love you, it’s just not worth it. I watched you and followed you ever since that first day in class. Then, I started to plot. I brought the rope and procured some pills. But then it came to visit me.”Stay away from my Lily,” your rainbow colored…

Innocence

by Melissa Chang| Adam smiled at me today. I can’t describe the immense feeling of bliss I get in the pit of my stomach whenever I’m around him. We’ve only been colleagues for a few weeks, but he is by far the most astounding man working here. I can’t help but wonder why he is…

Delicious Summonings

by Lisa Chao| “I’ve never cooked for anyone before.” He told me. It tasted too good for a novice cook, but I was inclined to fall into his web of lies because he was just as delicious as the food he’d cooked. And then I felt it. Like an old truck, my tummy rumbled. I…

In Sync

by William Yang| Always a little too far away from you. Sometimes, half a world away. Other times, worlds away. We never seemed to be in sync. Bought my ticket to Mars this morning, but then received your holo-mail this afternoon. “It’s not you, it’s me.” You told me. A years wage wasted on a…

Idiosyncrasies

by Tess Lin| You were full of idiosyncrasies. You barely spoke. And when you did, the words that flowed out of your alluring strawberry-stained lips were riddles to us. Your face brightened the darkest of us. Your eyes invited unspoken mischief. Your smile as sweet as the apple pies you used to bring us. Your…

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