By Jacqueline Xiong
Prose Runner Up of the Inaugural Surging Tide Summer Contest
Selected by Angie Sijun Lou
After Enshia Li
Jacqueline Xiong is a Chinese-American writer from Houston. Her fiction has been nationally recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and can be found in Waxwing Journal, Sine Theta Magazine, and elsewhere. She enjoys composing music, putting together Spotify playlists, and tweeting chaotically at @jacquelanx.