Cover Photo: A celestial human-shaped figure with wings flying into space with a tail of colors flying behind them
Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult

A Chinese American Fairy Tale

I love my parents because they are in me, but I wonder if, when they look at me, they see those parts or instead a shapeshifter who’s slowly taken over the person they thought they’d raised.

This is Formation Jukebox, a column by Lio Min on being in transition and the music that helps them make sense of it all.

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Lio Min is a writer based in California. Follow them on Twitter or Tumblr or Instagram.