Literature

Blinded Eyes

A Fujifilm photo of my sister and I lives on a bookshelf in our parents’ room when she and I ...
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Is Plastic Surgery Truly Feminist?

Dear Asian Youth,  When I think of plastic surgery, I imagine a paper woman. She has cut-out lines under her ...
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“14-Year-Old Girls”: The Misogyny of Gendering Hobbies

Source: Insider (2016) How I slowly grew out of shaming my hobbies, and why we shame girls for having hobbies ...
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Finding Home

“Thence we came forth to rebehold the stars.”  -Dante Alighieri, Inferno  I once gave you a ring to borrow, and ...
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Blinded Eyes

A Fujifilm photo of my sister and I lives on a bookshelf in our parents’ room when she and I ...
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Seventeen

i am only seventeen: five yesterday twenty-three tomorrow seventeen today  fueled by childish dreams  i knew more as a baby: ...
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Letter to You

You don’t remember me. Why would you? For you, it was just another day at school. For me, it was ...
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Restraining the Supreme Court

In August 2021, the House of Representatives passed the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4), designed to reinforce ...
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before/now

before i can remember the laughter and the sound of my friend calling my name and grabbing my hand and ...
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Wrought with Gold

Listen, dear readers, there once was a story, Filled with magic and marvels and whimsy and wonder, One of trials ...
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aftermath

The living room is the same.  The floor is messy. Cotton and dust still spilling and spilling and spilling and ...
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leaving

“I’m leaving.” That was the last thought I had. I was sick. I was tired. I was exhausted from feeling ...
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Parentification

“Noo,” she says with a whine that’s high and pitchy and scrapes at my nerves. Staring down at my little ...
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Bearing Summer, Bare

in dreams i stand barefoot, soul bearing bear the brief bittersweet  baring teeth, bare back against the earth bear its ...
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Collage

Step one: find different papers of all different sizes. Step two: cut them, rip them however you like. Step three: ...
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My Name is Sad AF

Sadaf. My name is Sadaf. My name is seashell. My name is on a beach. My name is lying buried ...
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Parentification

“Noo,” she says with a whine that’s high and pitchy and scrapes at my nerves. Staring down at my little ...
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The Surfside Condo Collapse

“[It was] like I was on a ride … The bed was shaking. My balcony doors opened. And it felt ...
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#FreeBritney

The power of TikTok is a force to not be reckoned with, second only to BTS stans. As a platform, ...
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