Spilling thoughts on paper; the unrefined, unfiltered, unmuted musings of Lavera Yul.
Religion & Spirituality
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.
In the context of mortality, the pandemic and the imminent impacts of climate change, it is beyond important to remember how objectively lucky we are to be alive. There is a certain priceless appreciation in simply existing and breathing comfortably within ourselves.
breath By Claire Yu This poem is about the serenity and cleansing nature of standing in the rain and the importance of taking a moment to breathe and reflect. people…
An unassuming actress arrives at her audition, but nothing seems to be what it appears. From the peculiar office, to the even stranger auditioner, there lies something haunting lurking being the scene of one final audition.
This poem is from the perspective of someone having an existential crisis and, in direct contrast to the title, has no pauses or punctuation.
A young girl of color is having a hard time educating her religious mother about the depression she silently struggles with.
Have you ever questioned your beliefs? Have you ever thought about the impact your beliefs have on you or how other people with different beliefs live? In this podcast, we’ll be talking about different spiritual paths and religions.