What identities do you perform in your day-to-day life and how have they changed over time? How can you care for others as they perform their identities with honesty?
Courage & Resilience
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?
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.
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.
“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 reflective personal essay on identity and the impossibility of describing oneself in any less than a thousand and one pieces.
An evocative piece of flash fiction meant to draw the reader into the author’s encounter with a so-called subway creep.
The relationship between two deaths.
‘My Saving Grace’ is about my dream of becoming a doctor as a high schooler during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Sweet and Sour: Life as a Senior is about the highs and lows, I have faced thus far in my senior year that redefined my outlook of what senior year really is.
This is a poem about Monica Lewinsky. I wrote this piece to reshape the narrative. Some parts in style after Eleanor Wikstrom.
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.
Like most stories about friendship, this one involves whale bones.