A speaker reflects on their treatment of their mother.
Dear Kanye By Danni Green January 14, 2012 7:45 pm Dear Kanye, Nine days ago I called financial offices of the colleges I applied to. Told them I…
Love Me, Lucky!
Though my dog brings great joy into my life, we have the ultimate incompatibility: different love languages. This piece is about the frustration of trying to cuddle with him and learning to accept our differences.
Our delight on My Body and Soul
Even after we’ve destroyed ourselves over a refusal to view ourselves as one with each other and the Earth, it will never truly die. There’s something greater than ourselves, below us at all times.
Full Body (Laughter)
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.
My Mother, Laura
The art of caretaking.
Growing up as a daughter of resturant owners, I explore the shame of not having parents that could dedicate their time to me and the realization of the sacrifices they made for my happiness.
The Sixteenth Note: A College Essay
This is an essay I wrote while applying to college on my identity as a musical theater writer.
I Don’t Listen to BTS
This personal essay is a core memory of Summer 2019.
An Ode to Pan-Africanism
This poem is dedicated to culture, lost identities, and the truth that it’s never too late to connect back to your roots that were taken away from you.
Sunday, 04:17 PM
This piece is at heart a study of me, a view from inside my room and inside my mind.
Two Worlds, One Home
A reflection of cultural identity through the lens of a first-generation, Chinese-American girl.
the luxury of collapsing
While in new york city, waiting in the long line for a pop-up shop with my friend who was a Shawn Mendes fanatic, I started to feel dizzy.
Welcome to deconstructed. — fostering a community that draws attention to mental health through creative writing and art & resources for marginalized groups.
I am an Elite Athlete
My piece is about the GWN + NBCU Train Your Brain: Think Like an Elite Athlete workshop. This piece is a personal work on how I applied the elite athlete mentality to my career.