Monthly Archives: February 2019

Mental Illness Testifies

POET:Nico Wilkinson PIECE: Mental Illness Testifies TOPICS DISCUSSED: Health and Medicine SUMMARY: This poem is about how we ascribe mental illness as the reason for mass shootings. Key Lines/Phrases Key Line/PhraseDiscussion “here I am on the stand, always the target, [...]
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Four Lines

POET: Brandon PIECE: Four Lines TOPICS DISCUSSED: Race and Ethnicity SUMMARY: Upbringing experience, Brandon expressed the chaos in his identity as he managed to keep his roots over the overwhelming whiteness. Key Lines/Phrases Key Line/PhraseDiscussion “No one asks your whiteness [...]
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I am Nerd

POET:Omar Holmon PIECE: I am Nerd. TOPICS DISCUSSED: Society and Culture SUMMARY: This peace shows us that being labelled a “nerd” isn’t as derogatory as you may think. And that maybe we should embrace our geeky side. Key Lines/Phrases Key [...]
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The Unwritten Letter from my Immigrant Parent

POET: Muna Abdulahi PIECE:The Unwritten Letter from my Immigrant Parent TOPICS DISCUSSED: Race and Ethnicity SUMMARY: An immigrant’s experience to motivate the next generation Key Lines/Phrases Key Line/PhraseDiscussion “the American dream was never meant for me  It was always, always [...]
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