A poem that tackles surface-layer Black characters and urges Black humanity.
Look me in the eyes when I laugh. Look at our Black bodies that aren’t just bodies and our Black laughter that will never know death, even when we do. Even if we do.
A poem that takes a new view on The Table (a common standard for minorities to strive for).
This piece examines the biological, cultural, and socioeconomic factors that limit Latinos from receiving mental health treatment.
I am showcasing my love for Black features, our hair, skin, and lips. They are often portrayed in a positive light when they are on white bodies, but they should be celebrated on our bodies.
I’ve written a scholarship essay showing how I’d bring a diverse perspective to NYU. I’ve shared my experiences growing up in Jamaica and America, my love of sharing knowledge and my love of writing.
A short poem from the thoughts of a Black girl
“Mind Your Business” discusses various social justice issues with regard to people involving themselves in things that don’t concern them.
Crocodile tears is a phrase that refers to a false display of emotions, specifically sadness or grief. The term is derived from the phenomenon of crocodiles crying whilst consuming prey.
It’s easy—almost far too easy to just say where we are from. A country. A place. A word. But where we really come from is from our parents and our culture. A history.
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.
A poetic piece revolving around the misconstrued perceptions of what it truly means to be an African American living in modern day society.
Bed-Stuy had always been home for Jordan, but what will he do when something seems to be coming with him? Sometimes the real monsters are closer than you think.
Acceptance comes after the storm. It poured and poured.
While I used to feel fractured when it came to my heritage, poetry has helped me realize that these fractures are, in fact, who I am.