This is an essay I wrote while applying to college on my identity as a musical theater writer.
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We wanted to present our generational stories to look for connections across various women’s experiences throughout time. We compared the expectations our society imposed on women in our families, including traditions, female stereotypes, and norms.
This microfiction charts the journey of a girl overwhelmed by expectations as wildfires rage around her.
This poem is a classic extended metaphor and an angry feminist poem about a woman’s relationship to food and the kitchen.
I discuss my devotion to and fascination with neuroscience while comparing it to religion.
So often we spend the time we set aside in our mind for “activism” on negativity. But lately I’ve realized the need for the positive and negative — these essay and video excerpts.
Identify and elaborate on one or more lessons that we have learned from historical genocides or mass persecutions. Can these lessons be applied to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis?
In this personal statement, I reflect on how suffering alters the way we see the people around us, and how that phenomenon ended up playing a big part in my life.
A short poem from the thoughts of a Black girl
This poem is dedicated to “re-becoming” during the healing process.
Crocodile tears is a phrase that refers to a false display of emotions, specifically sadness or grief. The term is derived from the phenomenon of crocodiles crying whilst consuming prey.
“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think.”
This piece helped me break free and I will forever be thankful to my mentor for encouraging me.
In this piece, I stumble across the wonders of natural hair and after, try to convince my mother to let me go natural.
I was scrolling on social media and my eye caught a rather shocking headline. This poem is about the article I read and how very serious news is made palatable.