Posts tagged with: family

OCD

POET:Neil Hilborn PIECE: OCD TOPICS DISCUSSED: Health and Medicine SUMMARY: Neil Hilborn reveals what it is like to be a member of society with OCD, especially when it comes to relationships—and breakups. Key Lines/Phrases Key Line/PhraseDiscussion ““How can it be [...]
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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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What’s Genocide

POET: Carlos Andrés Gómez PIECE: Education TOPICS DISCUSSED: Education SUMMARY: When we use censorship in education, it is not what we leave out, but who gets left out. Key Lines/Phrases Key Line/PhraseDiscussion “your books leave out Emmett Till and Medgar [...]
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Drunk

POET: Thadra Sheridan PIECE: Drunk TOPICS DISCUSSED: Groups, Organization, and Interaction SUMMARY: The ordinary and extraordinary consequences of alcohol abuse by loved ones. Key Lines/Phrases Key Line/PhraseDiscussion “He did not heed this as a cautionary tale. He used it as [...]
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‘cuz he’s black

POET: Javon Johnson PIECE: ‘cuz he’s black TOPICS DISCUSSED: Deviance and Social Control SUMMARY: An uncle teaches his nephew to strong in the face of police, despite a history of violent social control practices against Black men. Key Lines/Phrases Key [...]
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Home

POET: G Yamazawa PIECE: Home TOPICS DISCUSSED:
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From Michelle Obama

POET: Imani Cezanne PIECE: From Michelle Obama TOPICS DISCUSSED: Politics and Government SUMMARY: Imani Cezanne, through a persona poem from Michelle Obama to her daughters, explains the historical, social, and personal significance of being “the first Black First Lady.” Key [...]
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Unsolicited Advice to Skinny Girls with Bitten Nails and Awkward Glances, after Jeanann Verlee

POET: Tonya Ingram PIECE: Unsolicited Advice to Skinny Girls with Bitten Nails and Awkward Glances, after Jeanann Verlee TOPICS DISCUSSED: Groups, Organization, and Interaction SUMMARY: A survival guide written from experience. The intensity of Ingram’s delivery weaves a gripping story [...]
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Shrinking Women

POET: Lily Myers PIECE: Shrinking Women TOPICS DISCUSSED:
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