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DARK SIDE OF HISTORY

Chen Zhou Zhang would badger authorities, where is his corpse so we could bury him? He is still waiting for news about his father, “a retired teacher who lived in northwest Beijing.” On August 27, 1966, Red Guards descended upon … Continue reading

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HUBRIS

1. He has no idea where she has gone. The wind does not whisper anything. Her bags have vanished into thin air. Has the python of silence swallowed up his mind? As if Elvis has left the building & no … Continue reading

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TROPICAL HIATUS

1. He tried to reach deep into his memory bag but his hand fell through the invisible bottom. O How he used to jog down Orchard Road from Hilton eons ago but all was a blur in his mind. Nothing … Continue reading

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