A trip into a mind, swirling with the chaos of regret and distraction of calm.
Jaya Rao-Herel, from Brooklyn, NY, is a junior in high school. She is a writer and musician, blending her love of storytelling and music through songwriting and composition. She is driven by her Indian heritage, nature and daily life, and her pieces are poetic reflections on the world around her.
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A memoir, a thought, a realization. Finding and defining my own identity.
In the newest iteration of “Sunrise,” I explore an acoustic arrangement featuring myself on keyboard and vocals.