Coffee Shops

What is it about coffee shops that pulls us in? It’s not the hand-crafted coffees, although that is always a perk. It can’t be the playlist or the cute café tables with a single flower and sunshine shining down on them. There’s got to be something more. In a coffee shop, there are so many unique…

Just Buy the Damn Pants

If you’re a young girl in the United States (and probably many other places in the world) then you know that we have been taught our whole lives that we have to fit into a certain box – whether it’s having the nicest clothes, newest phone or smallest waist. This is a very unfortunate thing,…

¿Qué Soy?

Una cara sin reconocimiento La boca sin voz Una lengua del pasado La piel quemada del sol Con piernas, fuertes y desgastadas Orejas que oyen el grito de hambre Con manos indefensas y atadas Ojos que lloran por el pobre Soy la mente que anhela la educación Pies para llevarme a prosperidad Soy el ceño…

The Beginning

  “A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the world.” – Susan Sontag So. Here it goes. The world we live in is an incredible place. It is something beyond our comprehension. There is beauty in every detail – the songs being sang as the sun rises, the subtle smile between strangers…