rachelliu

United States

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rachelliu (United States) published:

Lifeboat for One

PROMPT: The Fight for Justice

When Fifty versus Them
Became too much to bear
The Blues anchored themselves
Onto the feet of Fifty and 
Built a lifeboat for One, where
He put his hands behind his head
Laid with the sun on his face
Ears plugged while Fifty was 
On fire, their screams echoing
Beneath the waves of shots 
From the Blues, who also had
Their ears plugged, and together
They laid, Blues and One, on the
Lifeboat they built, with Fifty 
Underneath to carry...

Seeking Peer Reviews

6 months ago

rachelliu (United States) published:

Oolong Tea and White-clothed Tables

PROMPT: Food Writing Competition 2020

    Piping hot oolong tea poured in small, white porcelain. Chopsticks fighting as the Lazy Susan turns. Overlapping chatter. The red rice bucket passed by reaching hands. 10:30AM.
    I sit in the decorative chair, using the white table cloth as a makeshift blanket to cover my knees. My mother is speaking with one of my Jiu Jiu’s (uncle) in Mandarin, leisurely placing a sauce-covered chicken feet between her lips while he pokes at the head of a salty, fried...

Seeking Peer Reviews

6 months ago

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rachelliu (United States) published:

Oolong Tea and White-clothed Tables

PROMPT: Food Writing Competition 2020

      Piping hot oolong tea poured in small, white porcelain. Chopsticks fighting as the Lazy Susan turns. Overlapping chatter. The red rice bucket passed by reaching hands. 10:30AM.
    I sit in the decorative chair, using the white table cloth as a makeshift blanket to cover my knees. My mother is speaking with one of my Jiu Jiu’s (uncle) in Mandarin, leisurely placing a sauce-covered chicken feet between her lips while he pokes at the head of a salty, fried...

Seeking Peer Reviews

6 months ago

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rachelliu (United States) published:

Oolong Tea and White-clothed Tables

PROMPT: Food Writing Competition 2020

      Piping hot oolong tea poured in small, white porcelain. Chopsticks fighting as the Lazy Susan turns. Overlapping chatter. The red rice bucket passed by reaching hands. 10:30AM.
    I sit in the decorative chair using the white table cloth as a makeshift blanket to cover my knees. My mother is speaking with one of my Jiu Jiu’s (uncle) in Mandarin, leisurely placing a sauce-covered chicken feet between her lips while he pokes at the head of a fried fish....

Seeking Peer Reviews

6 months ago

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rachelliu (United States) published:

Oolong Tea and White-clothed Tables

PROMPT: Food Writing Competition 2020

    Piping hot oolong tea poured in small, white porcelain. Chopsticks fighting as the Lazy Susan turns. Overlapping chatter. The red rice bucket passed by reaching hands. 10:30AM.
    I sit in the decorative chair using the white table cloth as a makeshift blanket to cover my knees. My mother is speaking with one of my Jiu Jiu’s (uncle) in Mandarin, leisurely placing a sauce-covered chicken feet between her lips while he pokes at the head of a fried fish....

Seeking Peer Reviews

6 months ago

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rachelliu (United States) published:

Oolong Tea and White-clothed Tables

PROMPT: Food Writing Competition 2020

Piping hot oolong tea poured in small, white porcelain. Chopsticks fighting as the Lazy Susan turns. Overlapping chatter. The red rice bucket passed by reaching hands. 10:30AM.
    I sit in the decorative chair using the white table cloth as a makeshift blanket to cover my knees. My mother is speaking with one of my Jiu Jiu’s (uncle) in Mandarin, leisurely placing a sauce-covered chicken feet between her lips while he pokes at the head of a fried fish. Family...

Seeking Peer Reviews

6 months ago