This recipe/poem explores my longing to establish a connection to my familial ancestry through my grandmother’s delicious cookie recipe. I reveal what I know, what I don’t, and the murky truth in between.
Blogs & Websites
Excerpts from a travel blog about studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Welcome to deconstructed. — fostering a community that draws attention to mental health through creative writing and art & resources for marginalized groups.
Blue indicates many notions, more chaotically, heightening the euphoria and dysphoria of a relationship to the independent entity of nature. “The Blue Book:” encompasses a lesson learned from a peaceful world, the loudest voice.
We used a website to showcase our ever-changing writing styles and emphasize the connection between what we read and what we write from childhood till now!
The Poetry Post is an ongoing project that functions as a poetry subscription service/ website. Subscribers receive a monthly poem and prompt via email and the opportunity to have their poem featured on the website.
This website encourages audiences to participate in my latest musical, Apartment 3B. It guides them through different methods of supporting the project and engaging actors, musicians, and theater people of all types alongside digital audiences.
“Not Up 2 Code” is a podcast about the struggle of public school students, created by students. Most of the podcasts that are similar to this one are from the perspective of teachers, but I’ve realized that they exclude student voices. I wanted to start the podcast after I was outed at school. It was violent and unwanted, and to make matters worse, the person who orchestrated the event never faced repercussions The podcast is run by two women of color, both part of the LGBTQ+ community. It’s meant to expose the disparity in New York City’s education system.
citrus youth is a blog filled with present tense moments of a friend group, as well as memories from one of those friends. this idea came from my own friends and how funny i think we are, but also the question of how i will decide to remember us now when i’m older. this represents my best work because i think it comes at a time where many individuals my age are questioning what’s going to happen. a big part of our stability is our friends, and i think it’s going to be nice for us to remember these moments.
I put together this collection of photos as a tribute to the places that are part of my life and feel like home. For me, home is both places and emotions. That is why I included photos of the physical places and descriptions of my memories there. Since moving from Peru to the US two years ago, I’ve been reflecting on my sense of identity and what home means to me. I know that many people who immigrate feel this way. This piece sends the message that it’s okay if you feel like you come from more than one place or have more than one home.
Creative Place of Mind is a unique entry point into my personal perspective on life—how I think, observe, and feel—amplified into many different versions of writing. It can connect with anyone who has these turbulent emotions and can’t seem to find anything that expresses what they are feeling.
Confirmed-Rosemary is a culmination of all my literary triumphs. It includes crowd favorites like “God is a Girl” and girlhood poems like “Growing Pains”—old to new, each making history.
Love has been written about in thousands of ways across the short 4.5 billion years the earth has spun around the moon. Read the perspective of this young, hopeful romantic, navigating nature and the seasons of love.
This personal essay is a capsule documenting life in my bedroom and wherever else I’ve spent time since the pandemic upended normal life. Since March, I’ve been daydreaming and losing time through fantasy and writing.
We have used computer code as a form for poetry that also reinforces its content. By deploying functions and conditionals to drive narrative, we interrogate the value of art vs. other modes of expression.