By Sol Dente, TIWP Student Before you ask, yes, I’m in Hel. No, don’t ask me what it looks like. It’s not like I could tell you that anyways, you know, blindness and all. When I was alive, all I could see was black, and now I’m dead and all I can see is black.Continue reading “Absolutely No Negative Consequences”
By Elise Flagg, TIWP Student I question a lot about this world. About my future. Where will I go to college? Will I even get in? What will major in? Will I be valedictorian? Will I speak at my high school graduation? What will my first real job be? Where will I live? When will IContinue reading “My Future”
By Kea Yoshinaka, TIWP Student “Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” — Margaret Atwood Recently, I’ve become strikingly aware of the fact that men really aren’t scared of much. Yeah, they get scared in the dark sometimes, or they don’t like being in deepContinue reading “The Danger of Being Female in a Sexist World”
By Kylie Whang, TIWP Student, Age 9 Fire is a burning sensationthat keeps you warm.Fire can give you a warm toasty feeling.Fire feels like warmth holding you tight.Fire looks like flames rising from the ground.
By Kylie Whang, TIWP Student, Age 9 Magic is…a magical force,pushing you to do whatever you want,pushing you to move towards your goal,telling you to do what’s right.Magic is…Magical.
By Kylie Whang, TIWP Student, Age 9 Everything is important.Some things can be remade, like the clothing you tore.Other things can’t, like knitting.One thing that will live on will be your memories for the things you’ve lost.
By Samah Hamid, TIWP Student I believe in myself.I believe in happiness.I believe there’s good in everyone.I believe we can change for the better.I believe in love.I believe in peace.I believe in equality.I believe in justice.I believe in hope.I believe in striving for knowledge.I believe in fun.I believe in learning.I believe in beauty.I believe inContinue reading “I Believe”
By Samah Hamid, TIWP Student Inspired by a line from Eve Ensler’s poem “Manifesta to Young Women and Girls” Voice your thoughts.Love yourself.Travel the world.Surround yourself with the people you love.Be kind but firm.It’s okay to feel.Follow your dreams.Realize how strong you are.Be confident.It’s okay to be a little ‘feminine,’ whatever that means.You don’t needContinue reading “Here’s What I’m Telling You”
By Amy He, TIWP Student Dear World, I wish you’d have more compassion. Compassion for our families, neighbors, countries, enemies, the earth itself. Because we’re blessed with our planet and each other. Why make it hard? It’s an unfair world as is, yet the more selfish you become, the worse it gets. I know thatContinue reading “Dear World”
By Amy He, TIWP Student I believe I will get through this.I believe I may never be fully satisfied, because I believe there will always be a next step.I believe I can hold on to my happiness, no matter what.I believe in art.I believe we have powers.I believe life is worth it.