I am a green shoot: Keep your hands gentle and flowing with care. Do not overwater me or allow me to dry out. Perhaps if you care for me (With love and devotion, As you should) I’ll sprout a stem built of strength and petals of joy. I am a green shoot: I must… Continue reading I am a Green Shoot
My favorite language Does not exist Although it surrounds me I’m told it’s wrong A destruction of proper speech And yet when I hear My friends speaking Spanish here English there The grammar of one flowing Smoothly into the other I feel Quilts piecing together Different stories To create a truth Individual and universal A… Continue reading Spanglish
Loving you meant Big, romantic gestures And proclamations to large to ever keep Loving you meant 17 roses and 17 notes Given a month after I turned 17 Loving you meant A surprise limousine And a professional photoshoot Just for the prom Loving you meant A false sense of security That masked my own fear.… Continue reading The Cost
Cats are painted as Adorable villains For not smiling when they see us For not appearing eager To please For their independence Something in the way cats are described Reminds me of misogyny But why am I surprised? They are the State animal That turns a single woman Into a stereotype What kind of “crazy”… Continue reading Crazy Cat Lady
If you haven’t read Part 1, view it here! Now, I have a tip on how to make it even more amazing: go through the Orlando Informer Meetup. This may sound a bit like ad but I swear I’m not getting any kind of benefit from my recommendation. Here are my reasons: A) Since I… Continue reading Top Tips to have the Best Trip to Harry Potter World (even if you’re A Muggle) Part 2
Today was another stressful day where I was tempted to spend extra money: I had 4 classes and two papers due today! Temptation # 1: Knowing every extra minute was time I could do work or sleep more (It seems I don’t sleep well when I have a ton of work to do) I was… Continue reading No Spend November, Day 2!
It’s only been a day and my resolve has been tested! I have 2 papers due tomorrow and a long meeting far from home tonight so I was tempted to: 1. Order a Lyft to and from the meeting so that I could have more time to work on the paper 2. Order takeout so… Continue reading Day 1 and I’m struggling! #NoSpendNovember