Not The Girl That You See- Diya Kapri

Today we’re featuring the poem “Not The Girl That You See” by Diya Kapri. This piece brings up the common misconception that the face the world sees is the person that you are. Enjoy! She isn’t the girl I used to know. The girl you see smiles all the time,Hiding her feelings behind a wall;TheContinue reading “Not The Girl That You See- Diya Kapri”

That Which Cannot Be Named – Diya Kapri

Today we’re featuring the piece “That Which Cannot Be Named” by Diya Kapri. This piece dives into the struggle of trying to explain emotions and struggles in our present time. It is truly a work of art. Enjoy! It’s something which cannot be named, A feeling of which you are ashamed, When you care aboutContinue reading “That Which Cannot Be Named – Diya Kapri”

Years – Jamy S.

Hope everyone’s having a good beginning to the school year, and we hope you enjoy today’s piece! This is a poem by Jamy S., of life passing, regrets, and reflections. Years All these years,I felt something near.A spirit creeping in my days,A voice a whisper in my ways. At years of three,What an imagination IContinue reading “Years – Jamy S.”

Beautiful – Eliora P.

Today we’re featuring the piece “Beautiful” by Eliora. This piece is an exploration of our society’s definition of beauty, and how we could interpret the idea differently. Enjoy! Beautiful Do you see beauty? Beautiful. Aesthetically pleasing or meeting a high standard. Why are aesthetics the first measure of beauty? We have lost our perspective.   WeContinue reading “Beautiful – Eliora P.”

Idea – by Katelyn B.

We have always had those moments when some vague but tantalizing concept ventures into the peripheries of our minds. In today’s poem, “Idea,” Katelyn B. artfully and humorously relates her attempts to capture one of these thoughts. Idea pops out of nowhere and surprises me weaves in and out of my thoughts. I chase itContinue reading “Idea – by Katelyn B.”

Grief and Gifts – Ashley B.

Today we’re featuring the essay “Grief and Gifts” by Ashley. This piece is the author’s reflection on the nuanced feelings that come with adoption, and what that has meant for her. Whether or not you were adopted, you’ll connect with some part of this essay. Enjoy! Today it truly hit me, adoption is the bestContinue reading “Grief and Gifts – Ashley B.”

Flower Mouth – Sammi Lee

Today we’re sharing a short story written by Sammi Lee titled “Flower Mouth.” The author is extremely talented and pens with a moving, enthralling writing style that is completely captivating. Note from the editor: This is one of my favorite short stories I’ve edited, ever, and I hope it speaks to everyone as much asContinue reading “Flower Mouth – Sammi Lee”

Note to Self- Mehak A.

Today’s piece, written by Mehak A., is a letter of encouragement addressed to herself. Dear Self, Every day you will view a new sky, so don’t feel helpless Just choose the right sunglasses and enhance your vision. Every day you will be challenged, so don’t lose your morale Consider it an opportunity and prove yourself.Continue reading “Note to Self- Mehak A.”

I’ll Come Back, I Will! – Libby P.

We’re happy to feature this touching poem “I’ll Come Back, I Will!” by Libby P. Enjoy! There at the door he stands with hope, A lad of fourteen, tall and broad; He knows not to what end he goes, To take the ship that sails abroad— That sails to places without hope. Yet when heContinue reading “I’ll Come Back, I Will! – Libby P.”