Writing poetry has served as an outlet to relieve stress during this anxiety-filled year. I’ve poured many of my feelings into these poems, some of which are selected here.
Mariella is the eldest of four sisters in her family of six. She spends her time writing sonnets, baking French patisserie, singing musical theater, and crocheting. As a 17-year-old junior vocal major, she has studied music in Italian, German, French, Latin, and Spanish. She values her alone time and the processes it takes to generate creative flow and artwork.