This piece showcases not only the hardships I faced as a queer girl in a Christian household but how I overcame my self-doubt and learned to accept myself as I am.
Religion & Spirituality
A choose-your-own-adventure story that feels like a video game. Make sure to choose wisely.
This poem is about society’s shared desire for escape and comfort in a mundane yet chaotic world.
In this multi-perspective historical science fiction piece, a grandmother and granddaughter communicate in order to understand how a civil war changed the world they once knew and kept them away from loved ones.
Stolen to be Given is a piece connecting my name and religion. Two things that were chosen for me and their role in shaping my identity.
In heaven, two virtues think about what the future holds for them both.
he girls swim in the lake at summer camp. It is the only place around them that is cool.
This poem focuses on the philosophy of interpreting life objectively; there is a certain calm in accepting reality as is, and taking pleasure in the mere fact of our existence.
Two women talk as the world comes to an end.
Macy is far from being the math whiz her parents want her to be. Will God be the one to change this?
Spilling thoughts on paper; the unrefined, unfiltered, unmuted musings of Lavera Yul.
The themes in this poem sparked from an adventure in Lake Placid when I was visiting with my family. We went on a frozen nature walk and saw these gigantic ice cliffs.
I was inspired by the illusions in my head as if there was a hamster in a wheel and it kept spinning. I felt that the only way to get the wheel to stop was to write my thoughts out on paper.
This poem unveils my initial relationship with a specific part of my culture, the bindi, and the change that I go through to fully accept an obscure piece of my identity.
A riddle in the form of a poem and an answer in the form of flash fiction.