March 2022

Editor’s Note

Ah, spring! Or as Grace Zhuang writes in her poem “Spring” in this issue: Winds are running around Telling everyone the good news, “Spring is coming!” “Spring is coming!” That stanza captures the atmosphere I tried to create in this issue—one of lightness, whimsy, excitement, and happiness. The writing and art here bubbles (sometimes literally—as […]

Room 105

It’s the first day of sixth-grade math, and unlike his peers, Alexander can’t wait to get started Alexander looked up at the clock. It was 8:35 a.m., and the teacher was still not present. He sighed, wondering if his sixth-grade teacher would ever come. Alexander Gerald Louis was tall and thin and had curly black […]