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.
“Mind Your Business” discusses various social justice issues with regard to people involving themselves in things that don’t concern them.
A perfect town’s decaying world is set in stone; a world unconsented to. It’s not the easiest knowing our fate stands between the rich and corrupt, or that there was never any difference at all.
Two Japanese American twelve-year-olds in World War II relocation centers, hatch a plan of escape. But something unexpected happens on the day they plan to leave.
More than 4.6 million refugees have fled Ukraine with the onslaught of Putin’s brutal invasion. More than 70 years ago, my Dido (Grandfather) Osyp, Babtsia (Grandmother) Maria, and Teta (Aunt) Helen escaped Ukraine too, thanks to the heroic efforts of a Ukrainian-American woman named Mary (Marusia) Beck.
I wrote this to show the patriarchal practices of saying the Pledge of Allegiance and what it truly means to stand for the flag, from the perspective of an American and an immigrant.
Claire interviews Willow, who wrote a piece on racism and discrimination in the criminal justice system. In it, she talked to Peter, who was incarcerated in New York State from age 20 to 30, and questions whether our prison system is effective.
My parents did not talk American politics but when I entered high school, I discovered everyone around me does.
This piece is about America and how it’s affected my family and others. It may come off strong, but don’t panic, it’s just my thoughts. Thank you.
“Violence against women” looks into the way that society views and constantly normalizes all the struggles that women face.
Maisha Jahan Chowdhury’s visit to Myanmar Refugee Camp.
A look at the U.S. prison system through the eyes of someone who has lived through it.
My Mother’s Allegiance focuses on the essential factors that encouraged my mother to flee to America, and the assimilation and racism often present in the experiences of an immigrant.
We have used computer code as a form for poetry that also reinforces its content. By deploying functions and conditionals to drive narrative, we interrogate the value of art vs. other modes of expression.
And then I feel anxiety for a good thirty minutes, hating how I was the only one concerned at that moment