Juan F Barajas

Juan F Barajas

I love Film, Video Games, Music, and Comics
Poem: East Los Angeles – Motivation and happiness

Poem: East Los Angeles – Motivation and happiness

I remember seeing a cop and gang shootout by my house and I can remember how scared and frightened I was. I remember thinking that these gangsters were bad people and deserved what happened to them. I remember hearing them argue about how they are going to pay their...

Review: Metallica’s “Metallica” (The Black Album)

Review: Metallica’s “Metallica” (The Black Album)

In 1980, a man named Lars Ulrich would immigrate to the United States in hopes of forming a heavy metal band because he loved the British Heavy Metal scene which had bands like Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, and Motorhead. In 1981 James Hetfield would see an...

Poem: My vision of L.A

Poem: My vision of L.A

I love L.A. I love L.A. because of its culture I love L.A. because it gave us Motley Crew, N.W.A, Metallica, and The Doors Even though L.A. has drugs, murders, unaffordable housing, and violent gangs I still love L.A. with a burning passion L.A. is my home I want a...

The story of a dreamer

The story of a dreamer

Juan Barajas is just a simple guy just trying to make it through life and trying to accomplish his dreams. Barajas was born on Sept. 21, 2001 in East Hollywood and moved around quite a lot as a kid. One of the places he first lived in was Boyle Heights. He lived in a...