Excerpts from a travel blog about studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Full Body (Laughter)
Look me in the eyes when I laugh. Look at our Black bodies that aren’t just bodies and our Black laughter that will never know death, even when we do. Even if we do.
Pieces of Legos that click in more ways than one.
Who knew that the post-COVID quarantine world would be so challenging to live in? Well, we all suspected it, but living it is a whole different story… Welcome to my poetic brain dump.
How I Ruined Extra Credit
This piece (a now-defunct common app response) describes how the encouragement of one teacher sparked my passion for writing.
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.
The Step Calculator of Life
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.
GUARDIANS OF THE SPIRITUAL GIFT
The fantasy land of Catrossau, Oseka in 434 BD tells the story of travelers struggling to survive making their living by killing demons. This tells the story of an unlikely group of people working together.
Learning to linger
That moment when you have to go but want to stay—so you decide you really don’t have to go at all.
El Barrio, an Excerpt
During the hottest summer of their lives, two best friends, Manuel Polanco and Xiomara Vargas, slowly drift apart as they deal with gangs, drugs and growing up in… El Barrio.
At 11:32 on a typical Saturday night, a mom and daughter chat while doing their nails.
A Manageable Change
A short personal story about my journey with a major change that has happened to me recently. A great description of the ups and downs of adjusting to that permanent everlasting change.
‘Apartment 3B’ Pocket Musical 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.
Movie Type of Way
Maybe I’ll bump into a girl that I don’t know in the hallway of school today…
Mahiha, an Excerpt
Mahiha is a girl who is transitioning from high school to college life. She experiences being in love and feeling sad because of fake friends.