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Ung Lee is a senior at Princeton University, where he is in both the Psychology and Creative Writing departments. He is currently working with Joyce Carol Oates on his thesis project, a collection of short stories exploring the loss of beauty and aesthetic inertia. This is his first published piece.


Light and Shadow

Issue No. 53 ~ October, 2001

It’s a bright gray afternoon, air vivid and bristling with that light just before a snowstorm. The salt on the sidewalk sparkles beneath Alex’s boots. The rush hour sounds fade as she heads north, cutting across the huge park that bisects the city. An oasis …