I wrote this poem based on a prompt asking me to “write about the summer using all five senses.” Of course, since the first draft, the poem has gone..
a fascinating aura of mystery, awe, and power surrounding someone or something.
I’m back for the SMW summer with more poetry than ever! Over the 2018-19 school year, I’ve written and workshopped a lot more full-length poetry. Fo..
Welcome to my column! From distorted princesses to scribbled monsters, I’ve drawn it all. I’ve always had a passion for visual art. However, as I go..
When I was in middle school, my mom got me a subscription to Teen Vogue for my birthday. In 2018, they stopped printing the physical magazine and re..
The ocean is a boundless body of mystery. The mesmerizing motion of the waves hypnotizes your soul, locking you into a perpetual state of observatio..
I’ve been on a road of self-discovery for the past cycle. My goal was to figure out why I was shy. I didn’t really find an answer, but I cam..
Sometimes it takes meeting a person with novel views on life and a drastically different background to make you reevaluate your own. In my case, the..
Recently, I’ve been getting called Nayeli in a setting different than my home and by people outside of my family. I don’t know how I feel ab..
For the most part, I have used my column to reminisce about the past or about places that are familiar. But I think it’s important for me to remembe..