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July 2015, vol 11 no 2

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Chen-ou Liu

The Gaze

In the black-and-white photo, the 16-year-old girl stands in the shade of an old apple tree; her arms folded casually while leaning against its trunk. Black hair in twin braids trail over her shoulders; her head turned slightly toward my house. Her lips parted and playful.

dear john letter
I like the way you look
at me, she once said