A Cup of Coffee

*This is a short story that I wrote as a part of the honor project in The Short Story Writing class, spring semester 2019. The sun is shining and the leaves are falling from the trees as Somali heads back.....

Where is home?

I sit across the table from Asa at Nando’s in Dupont Circle and said, “I can’t believe I am back. Three weeks at home feels like a dream.” The word “home” referred to my homeland, Cambodia. I visited "home” for.....

27th Birthday!

My number one birthday wish this year is for myself to stay mentally and physically healthy, so that I can continue my exciting, yet challenging life journey in America, the land of opportunities. I thank my ancestors, the spirits of.....

Oh! America!

Earlier this morning, I received a text alert from my school that the school delayed opening until 11am due to bad weather, which meant that all the morning classes were canceled. But, of course my classes were in the afternoon,.....

My Co-workers

My co-workers are minorities. They are adults in their late 20s. Kalen is half white half black. Matt is Spanish-American and Traven is African-American. I am Asian. After leaving work, we agreed to get dinner together to celebrate the holiday.....

LIFE

The world is full of mysteries. You may make plans for your life but you will not be able to control the unexpected events that can either tear you apart or bring you to joy. These unpredictable events come very.....