Blue indicates many notions, more chaotically, heightening the euphoria and dysphoria of a relationship to the independent entity of nature. “The Blue Book:” encompasses a lesson learned from a peaceful world, the loudest voice.
A mother should never suffer at the hands of her child, so what are we doing to our mother?
Human Rights Is A Global Issue, U.S. Take Note
South Korea needs to improve human rights policies for anti-discrimination laws and cleaner air. The U.S. needs to take notice.
Millennials vs Gen Z
The generational battle made famous by TikTok. But can we at least agree to fight the system together?
This is a vignette-style epistolary piece that relies on several different narratives to reflect on what it means to be a poet.
Not Up 2 Code (We’re Baaaack!)
“Not Up 2 Code” is a podcast about the struggle of public school students, created by students. Most of the podcasts that are similar to this one are from the perspective of teachers, but I’ve realized that they exclude student voices. I wanted to start the podcast after I was outed at school. It was violent and unwanted, and to make matters worse, the person who orchestrated the event never faced repercussions The podcast is run by two women of color, both part of the LGBTQ+ community. It’s meant to expose the disparity in New York City’s education system.
Confirmed-Rosemary is a culmination of all my literary triumphs. It includes crowd favorites like “God is a Girl” and girlhood poems like “Growing Pains”—old to new, each making history.
Picture Perfect: Influencers
Likes, followers, ratios, filters. On “Picture Perfect,” we take a look at different #contentculture topics to explore how social media affects adolescents’ self-esteem and self-worth and talk about what we all can do to be perfectly imperfect because no one is flawless.
You’re too young, you wouldn’t understand
This is for anyone who has ever said or heard the words “you’re too young.” It’s for the generation before me, after me and most of all—mine. It’s for all my friends, who are frustrated daily by the adults in our lives and for the adults in our lives who’ve forgotten what it’s like to be young.
Prison Through the Eyes of a Former Inmate
A look at the U.S. prison system through the eyes of someone who has lived through it.
The Correct Proceedings of Social Etiquette in Greenpoint
Greenpoint is a magical place, tucked away at the very Northern tip of Brooklyn, where it borders Queens and the East River. The transport isn’t always favorable, but Greenpoint’s beauty is apparent as stunning views of Manhattan can be seen all along the waterfront. The neighborhood has transformed over the last decade. Up until the late 2000s, the area was predominantly Polish, but in 2021 hipsters reside there, too. They’re drawn to its food, views, and proximity to Williamsburg. Admirers and newcomers are welcome, but please read this guide created by the locals before you visit. It provides useful tips about how to act, dress, and take part in local activities.
Listen to the Kids: Sex-Ed Is More Important Than You Think, an Excerpt
An excerpt of an article I wrote where I interviewed eight students from across the city, country and world on their sex-education experiences.
To Go or Stay
“To Go or Stay” uses drawings and images to describe an apocalyptic world suffering from climate change. The people in that society have to choose to stay on or leave Earth as disasters affect different parts of the US. This choice will affect how they can contribute to society and improve the environment.
Your Weekly Dose with Mareesa and Abena
In this podcast, I give you a taste of my love for South Korea and present two delicacies of South Korean culture in a fun and calm way!
Our Words, Our Voice
You read and write everyday, whether it involves your favorite song lyrics, a grocery list, crafting a text to your best friend, or projects for school or work. In fact, we use our literacy so much that we often take it for granted. What about the centuries of people who were denied this powerful tool?