The sounds I made were pleasant to my ears, but that’s all they were to me. I was too young to understand what culture and heritage meant, too young to understand the reasons behind memorizing ancient poems....more
Elena Zhang is a freelance writer based in Chicago. Her writing can be found in Paste Magazine, Food52, The Establishment, Extra Crispy, and The Mary Sue, among other publications. Follow her on Twitter: @EZhang77.