The Book of Extinct Creatures is a collection of mixed-media work for children. Through animals past and present, young readers will learn about important topics such as climate change and evolution.
No other animal seems more threatened by climate change than polar bears. Will these icons of the Arctic be able to adapt their diets to survive in their rapidly transforming environment?
I wrote this poem about my favorite park. It’s a big milestone in my life because I went to this park as a child.
This poem emphasizes the beauty of tomorrow’s uncertainty. Anything could happen tomorrow so we might as well just do whatever our hearts desire and enjoy the ride until it lasts!
In a dream, the main character explores the areas of his life that make him feel free, and he must reconcile the fragility of freedom.
If you ever feel too scared to grow and move on, just imagine the butterfly’s transformation process. From beginning to end.
What if someone took your place? How would they take over your world? Those were the two questions I had when I started this piece, questions I tried to answer.
A college freshman arrives on campus with her loyal guide dog. Whispers from the trees lead her to question her purpose: will she be an advocate or a bystander?
This piece is a series of vignettes that are able to either read as one or stand-alone. Each one carries an emotion that is specific to its content.
he girls swim in the lake at summer camp. It is the only place around them that is cool.
A controlled experiment on the nature of memory, romance, and dandelions.
A trip into a mind, swirling with the chaos of regret and distraction of calm.
My piece “journey while traveling” was inspired by my high school experiences and transformation into a young adult. This poem starts with me as a young teen and progresses into my exploration of adulthood.
Love has been written about in thousands of ways across the short 4.5 billion years the earth has spun around the moon. Read the perspective of this young, hopeful romantic, navigating nature and the seasons of love.
Hi, I’m Alyssa. I’m excited to be able to present my work to you! I love nature, and I hope this piece is able to transport you all to the countryside with me.