Bordering the line between patient and friend, Dr. Olivia Bowen and Crystal Chavez discuss an incident that has affected one of Crystal’s relationships. The two work through ‘the incident’, showing Dr. Bowen’s intentions are not what they seem.
I am the Lure to you Lore
Earth is often referred to as Mother Earth. I wanted to explore this idea: how “Mother” Earth would sound speaking to humankind about the atrocities inflicted on her. The use of repetitions appealed to me.
Dear You By Julia Mercado Dear You, You are the one who never washed your hair, wore the same sweater every day and smiled wide with blue braces. You are…
the great jello incident
not your average love triangle… an alien love triangle
Every new hire must don the skin of a beast and perform a violent ritual daily at this family-friendly theme park.
Girl, missing, presumed alive
This microfiction charts the journey of a girl overwhelmed by expectations as wildfires rage around her.
He & She
One Girl… One Love… where did it lead her?
This poem is a classic extended metaphor and an angry feminist poem about a woman’s relationship to food and the kitchen.
My obsession with fear started with my cousin’s scary stories and turned into a competition with my brother. While convincing myself to enjoy horror, I created monsters that haunted me in the dark.
Letter to Myself
This piece was written to myself, and is a reflection of the self-hatred that I often feel as a teenage girl. It also depicts the enveloping and consuming nature of my anxiety.
<8 year old>
A poem about witnesses who have kept their mouths shut.
This poem is a climate-change activism piece that follows mother nature’s crystalized tears as they pelt down on Earth, causing a blackout in a hospital where a guilt-ridden man awaits death.
A broken Princess discovers a power that she held in herself from the beginning… But most importantly- Who Is This Princess?
This poem is dedicated to “re-becoming” during the healing process.
Mia, a sixteen year old girl, struggles with body dysmorphia when her friends ask her to be a Disney Princess for Halloween.