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.
Desire. Loss. And then what? The poem weaves those ideas together.
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 poem written on the eve of my 17th birthday after realizing what womanhood might mean for me.
I wrote this piece about growing up and being surrounded by other girls based on my notes app.
Dylan is a foster kid trying to make her way in Brooklyn, New York. Dylan’s story offers a intimate look into her life and mind.
This piece is about my relationship with writing, and how my life has changed since I was first introduced to it.
An essay about letting go of your identity.
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.
An essay about the moment I realized who I want to be and how I want to impact the world.
It’s very easy to fall into what your peers say and although I almost did, the love I have for the violin overshadowed how they felt.
“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.
The feeling of having an ocean of ideas at the tip of your tongue, watching each one disappear once you open your mouth.
A reflective personal essay on identity and the impossibility of describing oneself in any less than a thousand and one pieces.