Tears Coming Down

Tears Coming Down

by: Crystal Arizmendi Castillo I won’t forget, tears coming downStomach jumping up and downHands were shakingFeet wobbly I won’t forget, mom dashingTears falling on my baby brother Opening the doorMom rushing for help I won’t forget, him closing his eyes Mom crying...
A Conversation With My Mom

A Conversation With My Mom

by Annalysa WalkerI She is a woman who raised me and lived through my childhood self without ever giving up and quitting. Who’s been exposed to the ugliest of my attitudes but still manages to love, care, forgive and experience joy. Inspired by ‘Oprah Talks to Elie...

What’s In a Name?

by Mia Cabrera My name has always been a tick on the back of my neck. Everyone else around me had exotic names and those who didn’t have elegant known names I would have loved to receive as a child. In Spanish, my name is, Mia Luna, but in English, my name is, My...