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The Library – 2

This is Part 2 of ‘The Library’. Read Part 1 here if you haven’t. ‘Thanks,’ I said as I stretched my arm to take the payment receipt for my overdue books. I heaved a sigh of relief. What a morning it had been. Moments ago I had stood in front of all three librarians, stunned, motionless. […]

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The Library

If you can believe it, I’ve never been in love. I’ve read about it, but I guess it’s different from really being in it, no? My bros in school tell me I need to get a girlfriend before high school is over. Kissing and having sex is fun, they tell me. It doesn’t sound that […]

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A Pair of Shoes

In Chinese culture it is silly to give the girl you love a pair of shoes. It means you are equipping her to leave you. He gave me a pair of shoes for my birthday the first year we were together. I laughed at him. ‘This is really bad!’ I told him, punching his stomach. I […]

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