“Moonlight and starlight hurt most of all, piercing my skin in icy shards. I am a fleck floating like dust in a beam of darkness. What does the sky do when the moon is gone forever?”
Written by Rhea, a young woman from India, living in the United States. When she is young, she wishes to be more like her friends at school but her parents do not want that for her. She feels straddled between two worlds.
A very touching immigrant story about family, friendship, love and loss. Short and very well written.