The Girl And The Restaurant

The Girl And The Restaurant

The Girl And The Restaurant By Kerry Xiong   The girl pulled up her socks some more before entering through the restaurant door. Winter was starting to get to her. Her socks were Dollar Tree quality, threads porously woven into a thin sheath for her feet and ankles....
The Woman And The Girl, Again

The Woman And The Girl, Again

The Woman And The Girl, Again By Kerry Xiong   The girl’s heart dropped. Angst rushed down her chest and down to her belly and inside her intestines. A customer had marched up to the girl’s desk and pounded one hand down on the checkout counter. The girl tensed. She...
KUV POG: A New Hmong Literacy Book

KUV POG: A New Hmong Literacy Book

KUV POG: A New Hmong Literacy Book By Fue Yang   As a child growing up, Xe Yang, a new Hmong author of the book, KUV POG, had always dreamed of traveling and experiencing new things like the character she wrote in her book. “As a child, my dream was to travel to the...
The Guy and the Girl, Again

The Guy and the Girl, Again

The Guy and the Girl, Again By Kerry Xiong   “Hey, how are you?” asked the guy. The girl sighed louder than usual. Though it was Friday night, it felt like a Monday morning. The girl was in her oversized sweatshirt and panty already curled up in bed. But she felt...
The Laundry And The Girl

The Laundry And The Girl

The Laundry And The Girl By Kerry Xiong   Bristles of hair stood erect on her bare legs as she tiptoed across the cracking ice sheets melting on the sidewalk. The girl wore a skirt again to work that day. She liked skirts, even in wintertime. It was nearly mid...
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