“Although I am with them, I walk alone”
“Is your favorite season still fall? I ask because we have both changed. And now that you face me after all these years I no longer know who you are."
“I fell hard for fall/Skinned my knee tripping over its crunchy brown leaves”
In my head I knew two worlds were about to collide
Food brings people together in celebration and across differences.
“My politically homogeneous surroundings left me with the false sense that the rest of the world harbored similar worldviews to me. I only realized my mistake the summer before my junior year.”
“let everyone believe in your facade of sunshine”
Rivka depicts the mental, physical, and emotional struggles of healing from trauma and homophobia.
Who is wise? One who learns from everyone.
“I am Grounded in my identity”
This piece investigates belief in the supernatural and metaphysical as a way of escapism.
“Lewis’ back was against the door, the laughing was thunderous now”