• Jovana commented on the post, The Hustle 1 week, 4 days ago

    I like the reason you chose this poem, because you are discussing about the racism and bad threatening black people. I’ve read your poem and you pointed out everything important. One of your quotes that stands out for me is “…The poem springs from a particular historical moment/culture specifically, the LA riots in the 1990s. The poem revolves…[Read more]

  • What does it mean to talk about a lover as an anonymous person? Does it mean being afraid of telling one’s feelings to the person directly? Does it mean being obsessed with the person? It’s often easier to exp

    • wow reading this shows that u put your time into it and really thought about the little things and thinking out the box and not thinking literal you say its about a girls virginity and i totally agree with that statement it just makes sense when u say what does cherry ripe mean and you say something about girls virginity good job i love your essay.

  • Dear Nate, thank you for your post. I have read this poem and I think it is really interesting for analyzing. I am wondering what’s relationship this girl has with her father and what makes her hate him so much… You said: “She writes, “You died before I had time—.” Had time for what? ” -I am also confused, time for what? Did they started somet…[Read more]

  • Thomas Campion (1567-1620) was an English composer, poet and physician. He lived during the Renaissance, just like William Shakespeare. I am wondering if these two poets were trying to be better than each other,

    • Dear Jovana,
      I am intrigued by your analysis because you you have descriptively analyzed the poem “There is garden in her face”. I like how you are very detailed in how you talk about the poem and what you went through to create these conclusions.
      One thing you said that stands out for me is: “ Is the poet referring “cherries” just to her red lips or is it metaphor for woman’s virginity? (“There cherries grow which none may buy”).” I think this is interesting because I can see how you have two perspectives of this line. This makes me think that the line may have maybe even more perspectives that we both have no idea of.
      Your analysis reminds me of when in my class we read a poem called “mushroom” and as a class we talked about the perspectives we have. It was surprising to see that there was a lot of different and interesting perspectives.
      Thanks for your project. I look forward to seeing what you write next because this analysis was very intriguing on how you were able to understand this poem. You future work it definitely going to be as good as this one.

  • The first time I saw the billboardsI felt excited I was two hours in AmericaWith my family reunited. I arrived during the dayI was surrounded by light,Everything was shining,I stayed there ’til the night.I’ve b

  • Dear Angelina, thank you for your post. I am surprised how great you showed us the places you love, even without any text! I think that is cool. I especially like how you took your photos from the different perspectives. Looking forward to see new photos from places you love!

  • My first impression of this poem was an  imagery of a woman. I’m thinking about who’s the woman the man’s talking about. It makes me feel happy, yet, at the same time, curious.  A line that especially evokes

  • One place I love in my neighborhood is the Times Square. I live nearby, and I go there every day. I love getting a hot coffee in late afternoon with my mom. I had showed the Times Square a few

    • Dear, Jovana your photos are jaw dropping. I am in love with your photos, the way you got the angles and everything is amazing. My mom grew up here and i never really got to see it physically but these photos make it look so real. Thank you for your post, i look forward to seeing what you make next.

  • Dear Angelina, thank you for your peace of writing. You have such an interesting life. I love Angelina Jolie, and I’m so impressed your parents named you like her! That’s amazing. We have one more thing in common, I also like to travel! I hope you will travel to some other places. Keep writing!

  • My name is Jovana. I was born in on May 8, 2002. My father is a Montenegrin. I have lived there for 4 years in an apartment next to the beach. When I turned 4, we came to Belgrade, Serbia. My mother is

    • Thank you for your piece of writing Jovana. You have had such an interesting life, and it’s great to see how you have kept your passion for music throughout your life. I have played a sport my whole life, so it’s a similar sort of thing. I hope you succeed in a high school and in college!

    • Dear Jovana
      While I was reading your bio, I realized that you share some similarities with me. One example of that is when you mentioned your interest in musical instruments. I am also interested in music but in specific the guitar. I learned how to play the piano and the piano is one of the best instruments. Another thing we both have in common is that we both feel the same way about an education. I admire you for expressing your feelings about how an education is important to you. I really liked the way you expressed your characteristics and the way you are passionate about an education and music. Thanks for writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next.

    • Jovana, I enjoyed reading about your life! You have amazing interests and hobbies and a great character. I loved reading about how your passionate about music, and how you have kept it throughout your whole life. I have not had the same passion for music as you have had, but it sounds nice to have. Thank you for sharing a little about your life, I hope to read more about your pans for college.

    • Jovana,
      I like the outlook that money is not the most important thing in life, but we can’t live without it. I think it is really important for people as they get older to balance their lives so they are not just focusing on their salary. I wish you well in your endeavors in law or wherever you decide you want to go.

    • Jovana, thank you for sharing about yourself and the interesting life you’ve lived so far. I find your passion for music interesting, and I hope that you continue to strengthen your love for it. I also love music, and have played piano since I was six years old. Music is a beautiful way to express yourself and share your story with others! Good luck in your future endeavors- I hope that law or whatever you’re passionate about works well for you!

  • Jovana commented on the post, The Bronx 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    I like your poem because it’s short and so powerful. Keep writing poems like this one!

  • Dear Zachary,
    I like your poem “Why am I here?” because I like the way you express your feelings. One set of lines that stands out for me is, “I don’t want to be here
    But here I am” and I could relate to that, I had the same feeling as you when I moved from my country to the USA. Thanks for your poem. I look forward to seeing what you make n…[Read more]

  • Dear Abigail,
    I like your poem “Everything You Can and Cannot See”, because I love the way how you made a connection between the nature and your personal life. Stanza that stands out for me is “I am from everything you see and everything you do not see”. it made me think a lot about things we can’t see, such ass our feelings we don’t share with…[Read more]

  • Jovana wrote a new post, I remember 3 months ago

    I remember when I moved from Montenegro to Serbia when I was little. I remember my first day at Belgrade’s school, it was pretty good. I remember doing my first homework with my mom. I remember how I was upset w

  • Jovana commented on the post, Keep Going 3 months, 1 week ago

    Dear Asa, thank you for this cool poem. I like the way you are pushing toward into bad things, and how positive you are. I agree with you, we should keep going even if feel bad.

  • Jovana wrote a new post, Piano 3 months, 1 week ago

    When I first heard her,I felt curious.I felt surprised.Very discreetly,Very quietly,I was standing there.I was wonderingWhat she was doing.Is it hard or not?My cousin was thereDeep in her own thoughts,Reading

  • I am from the Southeastern Europe,From the Mediterranean coast.I am from the beach-Where the Sun never sets,Sitting under the palm tree.(Smelling fresh and salty sea air.)I’m from my mom and dad,From Branislava a

  • Jovana became a registered member 4 months, 2 weeks ago