I. La mian: also known as “pulled noodles” in English
These long, thin noodles are known for the effort and time it requires to make them the authentic way.

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Bowl of Noodles

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The Shu Nu

Shu nus fill Chinese romance shows like flocks of sheep; they spatter the fronts of magazines and advertising posters with wide, shy eyes and white sheet skin and red lips slightly parted almost as if scared;

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Solving for Father

Father:
You never liked words, and I never liked numbers, but in the end, what are we if not permutations of words and sentences of numbers?

I am a character in translation, a superposition existing in two states simultaneously, undefined until I define myself.

Character in Translation

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There are 3 pairs of opposite sides on a rubix cube. When you see one color, you can never see the color opposite to it, unless the cube is scrambled.

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Rubix Cube