Creative Writing

Poem: Walk with me through America

Poem: Walk with me through America

“Walk with me through America, don’t look back.” Darkness surrounds my left and right. So instead I look straightforward. I begin to see crowds of people cheering. Their roars rumble in my ears, making the ground shake, making me tremble in excitement. I witness a sea...

Poem: charcoal night

Poem: charcoal night

black crystals and soft star-studded wings rise on finely twisted twine its shadow hovers, twitching  In tune with the beat of a wretched heart Korean r&b reigns in the hollow space   silence casts a muted glow; it flares against the worn and wet cheeks of a...

Poem: She broke

Poem: She broke

A poem exploring life, and the crucial moments leading to death; by the hands of others and by our own.

Poem: the poisoned apple

Poem: the poisoned apple

they say you never sleep, yet you’re full of dreams.   you’re a mosaic of blinding lights, each piece of you gleaming  in the spotlight, you know so well.   a flash of red, yellow and green i look into your kaleidoscope  of traffic lights; it hypnotizes me....

Poem: Strange(r)

Poem: Strange(r)

A poem about a young girl still grappling with her sexuality in the context of her culture. 

Poem: Sometimes‌

Poem: Sometimes‌

Sometimes I want to forget, to close my eyes and breathe, To go back to the bitter-sweet smell Of the ocean,   To feel the soft, rhythmic waves hitting against my ankles, To listen to the resonant sound  of crashing water and  the cry of seagulls. Oh how I want...

Column: The C-word

Column: The C-word

High school junior, Ella Warner, explores the anxiety that comes with the college process, especially as a student whose high school experience has been almost entirely virtual.