Haunted

Haunted

→ Fiction assignment written for Memory and Place Literature class, 2013/5/19

Haunted

        “You’re too stressed out.”

        “Stop overthinking everything.”

        “If you can’t understand what my job means to me, we’ll never get through     this.”

        “I can’t always be your happy sun, even I have my emotional moods!”

        “If you don’t open up to me, I’ll disown you for good!”

        I stare at their backs. I could not see their faces.

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An Extended Definition on Nationality

An Extended Definition on Nationality

I dug up an essay on extended definition that I did in sophomore year. I’ve always been confused about my roots and thus had a hard time trying to explain “no, I’m not from Singapore.” or “Yes, I used to live in the States. No, I wasn’t BORN in the States.”

This essay touched on some sticky issues, including racial discrimination. I honestly don’t know what compelled me to write about that incident, considering how my composition teacher at that time is an American…

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