A poem about going home for the holidays.
My goal for the summer of 2022 was to ride a bike in Manhattan’s Midtown/Lower East Side. While writing other pieces, I was inspired to replenish a childhood dream I did not continue.
吃飯 (HEK-FAN) New York is a series of video essays that follows the format of an abecedary, documenting personal stories of food and culture between a pair of friends.
This piece is a very personal reflection of a time in my life where I felt a need to be more grounded and reevaluate my relationship with eating.
On losing a love.
Family expectations. Fear. Uncertainty. Some of the many negative thoughts that flow in a teenager’s mind. Cue art, a community, a tool, and a coping mechanism that changed a girl’s life.
A short poem from the thoughts of a Black girl
I’ve always had glasses, to me it offers me separation, protection in a world full of chaos and injustices. This is a poem about overcoming vulnerabilities, seeing the unfiltered world, and molding a better world.
“Mind Your Business” discusses various social justice issues with regard to people involving themselves in things that don’t concern them.
Desire. Loss. And then what? The poem weaves those ideas together.
A broken Princess discovers a power that she held in herself from the beginning… But most importantly- Who Is This Princess?
This piece takes a deep dive into societal expectations while emphasizing the importance of asking for help. Everyone, even someone who doesn’t look like it, needs support.
This poem is dedicated to “re-becoming” during the healing process.
Five short monologues that unpack the intimate questions that reveal bits of yourself, but show who you are in sharing them with the world.
The feeling of having an ocean of ideas at the tip of your tongue, watching each one disappear once you open your mouth.