Christina Peng

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The Whispers (excerpt)

PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2020

    Storey hadn’t been in the attic in years, and now that she was rummaging around in the cobwebs, searching for her mother’s fairy stories, she couldn’t help but feel someone was there.
    “Hello?” she called out, feeling kind of foolish.
    The floor rippled in response--as if it were breathing.
    Storey gasped as she clutched the chest she had been rifling through, trying to keep her balance and her wits.
    “Storey.”
    Storey’s eyes bulged as she gripped the chest even tighter. ...

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Painted Skin

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019

A girl in scarlet spills from a giant golden birdcage
Her face white and set as she stumbles toward the sea cliff’s edge
Where below, the water whirls like a wishing well
Oh, for a wish!
She peers over, her frozen white toes curling over the rock blade
Into water teal and chilling
Her tears mingle with the rain
As the wind whips her hair into a fury
Atop her head, a myrtle crown glistens,
DUTY, it bellows
She listens...

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Painted Skin

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019

Here. Come here!
Now this is what you do.
You see where they’ve marked with their flip-flops that trail in the dirt?
That is the blue brittle star.
You flop in there, and you see me
Through the glitter-pasted corals,
Flapping my fins and peering into a cloud of kelp.
That’s right.
This is the reef.
See the tenacious trouts hiding behind the pearl-white sand?
See the sleeping seashells?
All right, don’t sulk.
Your quadruple chin makes you look extra...

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