Reader, I’ve been good with keeping to my boundaries. Work should stay at work, which includes checking my email and making mental to do lists. I’ve done good. Mastered it, even. What I can’t shake, though, are the students’ experiences and environments I hear about and witness everyday. This, paired with the questions and reality … Continue reading A freewrite on high schoolers, my job, writing, and mediocracy
Reader, I'm committing to writing one essay per week this 2017. In what I hope proves to be a generative exercise--a launching pad for practice as an essayist and poet--this challenge comes to me from a VONA/Voices colleague, Vanessa Martir, who I had the pleasure of meeting in Miami this past summer. Adelante.
So, blogging university said to put together a nice, little plan for what I'll be positing on my blog. Be aware, this blog is still in the works. I apologize for the randomness. But I appreciate your reading and engagement. I'll be sure to return the love! So, here it is, a somewhat plan in … Continue reading Dear Beautiful Readers, I present to you my editorial plans
MY VISION: Why do I blog -- or better, decided to create a blog? I'm a writer at heart. I love the transformative power of literacy. Creating a blog for me, in a way, was to write through and clarify my thoughts and ideas -- somewhat of a digital journal, but with a purpose. Ideally, my … Continue reading My three goals for this blog
*Wrote this back in December, right before I graduated. It's been collecting dust as a draft -- decided to publish it because it's still relevant, unfortunately... I need an outlet to express what the hell just happened in my philosophy of humor class at UCLA. Please bear with me. I checked out of that class … Continue reading Your humor is racist, misogynistic, classist, regressive overall