The Things I Said and the Things I Wish I Said

Here’s how I will respond to the next microaggression

Isla Chiu
Published in
2 min readMay 16, 2021


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That obnoxious kid in fifth grade: “Is your dad Jackie Chan?”

What I said: “No.”

What I wish I said: “Yes, and he’ll kick your ass if you ever piss me off.”