zhvivian77

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Dumplings

PROMPT: Food Writing Competition 2020

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The sky is matted gray with nebulous clouds. Mother sits at the dinner table, vegetables and ground meat, dumpling wrappers, chopsticks and uncooked dumplings spread out before her. She folds filling in thin sheets of dough with precision. I hear flames brush the steel, a pot’s lid trembling as my father boils water at the stove. 
It darkens outside as it begins to rain. And so in the film that is my memory, a spotlight is cast upon mother...

6 months ago