Elysha Chang is a writer from Northern Virginia. Her work appears in Bodega Magazine, Electric Literature, The Center for Fiction's Literarian, and elsewhere. She is a Kundiman Fellow and a 2016 artist-in-residence at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai.
Growing up, I understood my father through observation, and I suspect that he understood me much the same way. I liked to think our love was purer that way. Like two stray dogs who found each other and are blessed enough to just get along.