The themes in this poem sparked from an adventure in Lake Placid when I was visiting with my family. We went on a frozen nature walk and saw these gigantic ice cliffs.
Mayanna Mueller (she/they) lives in New York City, and loves writing, reading, engineering and design. They sketch, write for their school newsletter and literary magazine, and write as a means of expression and as an outlet. They hope to bring awareness to topics not often talked about, while growing as a writer.
When we first met as mentor and mentee, we began exploring each other’s writing tastes. Sure, we had a lot in common but we also had our strengths and weaknesses as awesome writers. We decided to swap our favorite genres of writing, and provide rules and guidelines for each other to see what developed when we pushed ourselves out of our writing comfort zones.