“There are few feelings better than when a friend decides to call. I wasn’t expecting much of anything this summer. It’s the only time left for ourselves before our senior year starts.”
“sipping by a fountain, I see my fate / reflected like the swan’s neck slowly in the lake”
“On average, every playing card is .27 millimeters thick. I have inhabited that .27 millimeter space for years and yet I could tell you a story that is 100 decks of cards tall.”
“…meanwhile the exact same preacher had me getting on my knees after Sunday service and it wasn’t to pray.”
Komorebi: (n.) sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees.
A short photo series depicting everyday life in Harlem.
photos of Ayesha from the semester break.
“The pressure on my arms haven’t faded, white-hot glowing scars where her fingers left imprints. I can still feel them.”
ACHIOTL is the third poem in a series by Nancy Valladares.
Monet is a film about what happens when students are pushed too far for perfection.