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.
We all come from somewhere, but that doesn’t mean we all belong somewhere. It took me a while to learn where I’m from, so now its time to learn where I belong.
A broken Princess discovers a power that she held in herself from the beginning… But most importantly- Who Is This Princess?
A poem written on the eve of my 17th birthday after realizing what womanhood might mean for me.
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.
Mia, a sixteen year old girl, struggles with body dysmorphia when her friends ask her to be a Disney Princess for Halloween.
This piece is about my relationship with writing, and how my life has changed since I was first introduced to it.
As a Bengali woman, I wanted to voice my pain on the Bangladeshi fast fashion workers are thrown into terrible working conditions. My poem compares beautiful nature against the ugly poverty that drags Bangladesh down.
A whimsicial narrative of my life as my step count increases. Throughout my journey, I meet different parts of myself, from Curiosity to Shame. It’s a story of how these “people” have helped me grow.
Five short monologues that unpack the intimate questions that reveal bits of yourself, but show who you are in sharing them with the world.
“I Like the Look of Freedom on You” is a fictional piece that examines the intergenerational relationship between a great-grandmother and her great-granddaughter.
A journey of acceptance and yearning.
What is your hometown? A place where you return back to with joy and feel comfort from. My poem will remind you of all the little elements that help us create our hometown.
Bex Foster has a secret: she can hear the voices of her dead parents. How will her friendships and relationships be altered by this secret?