• Have you ever been bullied?

    Been put down?

    As I got older I realized,

    People will judge

    People will put you down

    Sadly, this is the inevitable truth

    This can be for many reasons

    Because you “ look d

    • Dear Kris,
      I really like how you opened up, it looks like you were being honest. I look forward to see your next post.

    • Dear Kris,

      Thank you for sharing this piece. Not a lot of us knew this about you and I’m happy you shared. I think your a very independent person but at the same time able to crack joke and be the energy of the group. I think this stems back to your experience in middle school and it’s interesting just to see how much soccer has impacted you as a person. I’ll make sure to get you a backpack to prevent you from getting scoliosis from all the carrying you do on 2k over the weekend.

      P.S. Had to post twice cause I didn’t log in the first time.

      Vesna Sot

  • Kris commented on the post, Unspoken Trauma 2 years, 4 months ago

    Dear Vesna,
    Your piece is very interesting. I really enjoyed how you shared some of the ways you became more out going. I was very similar to you in the way that I didn’t express myself very well at all but as life went on I slowly got better at it even thought it’s still kind of a struggle at times. I look forward to seeing you post more of you…[Read more]

  • Dear Oscar,
    I really enjoyed your comic because is shows how close you and your family are and how you guys help each other out especially when you dad was in the hospital. It is very similar with something that happened to me with my mom she was in the hospital and once she was out me and my family were closer than ever because we realized that…[Read more]

  • Kris wrote a new post, Choices 2 years, 4 months ago

    This Is a short story on how supportive my family is towards my decision.

    • Dear Kris,
      I am amazed about ur comic, choices because it really shows how you started to play soccer. It explains how it changed you on being a bad ass to an athlete.One part of your comic that stands out for me is where you have your graphic weight on your third panel. I think this explains a lot because it shows how nerves you where to hear your dad’s response.
      Another part that i liked is where you talk about how you got bored trying to do stuff and nothing you’ve done you liked it. This stood out to me because is shows how your tried so many stuff and soccer was what stood out to you.Your comic reminds me of me when i was young because i also tried so many sports and soccer was the funnest one that stood out to me.
      Thank you for your comic. I look forward to seeing what you make next, because you are very creative with good art skills.

    • Dear Kris,
      I like how you wrote about your family supports of what choices you make in life and thats something that would help you in the future.

    • good work from your picture you can see graphic weight from your picture

    • Dear Kristofer,
      I am really proud about your comic ¨choices¨ because it showed how you were as a person and you wanted to do things that you would like. One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is ¨Can I play soccer?.. really?”it showed how you were surprised on the voice you wanted to make and your parents accepted it. Thanks for writing.

    • Dear Kris,
      I like how much you have changed, since this day had occurred. You make yourself look shy and indecisive then, but now I believe you have grown to be more outgoing and you seem to know what you want to do. By the looks of it your parents are pretty accepting to the choices to make. I hope soccer makes you a happy and better person!

    • Dear Kris,
      I like how you used Graphic Weight on your third panel because it gives me a better understanding on how you felt during that moment. The fact that you were able to make how you felt stand out, stands out to me because this is really hard to complete. Good job!!

    • Dear Kris,
      I really like your comic, “Choices” I think that it says a lot about yourself and how you became how you are. I like how you emphasized graphic weight on your third panel because it showed how you were nervous or scared to hear the response of your dad. I can see how much you like soccer, it is something that has always helped you be who you are as a person. Another part that I liked was the last panel when it seemed like you were relieved because you heard your dad say that anything you wanted. It shows how much your family supports you. I agree that one should always go for what they want and never give it up, it has shaped you into who you are as a person.
      Thank you for your comic. I look forward to seeing what you draw next, because this was a very cool comic.

    • Dear Kris,

      This was a very short but relevant comic memoir in which I enjoyed reading. One thing I really liked was when your parents supported your idea. It showed how supportive and nice your parents are with you. Knowing your for the past fre years, and now reading this really does shows a lot about your identity performance. You’re one of the very few people who really enjoys and loves soccer. Keep this up and you might just get to the pro legues!. Anyway, I really enjoyed reading your comic memoir “Choices” and I hope you have a good rest of your day.

  • Dear Miguel,
    I really enjoyed your poem. It shows what kind of person you are outside of school and how focused you are on your goals. The future holds many things and dedication is a good way to over come those things.

  • Dear Joanna,
    I find it pretty cool how you are such a positive person. Always have a lot of energy as far as I can see. You’re right about how time flies so try your best to enjoy it while you can and don’t let bad vibes affect you.



    Why I’m Athletic As Hell

    By: Kristofer Ramos


    Having fun with friends

    Time flying by

    Making memories the more we play,

    And improving the more we practice

    Is why I’m athletic as h

    • Dear Kris,
      This poem is very relatable as being an athletic myself this is a form of saying that no matter what just have fun. Your writing piece is interesting and engaging. I loved how you put another quote of an athletic player that helps and motivates you.

    • Dear Kris,

      I think that this poem is very important to have. It is so true that things dont come in easy for anyone, and we all have o put in work to do well in anything. Sports totally are important to do. It brings energy and new relationships for people who participate. To the quote you use by the soccer players, I want to ask if haters motivate you too?

    • Dear Kris,

      I was intrigued by your poem. It is interesting to see that you are a very passionate person for soccer and for whatever it is that you are committed to. One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is, “Put in the work and the results will speak for themselves. People doubting you and telling you that you can’t do something, That’s part of the game.” I really like how you say that it is part of the game because it is very common that some people are going to be hating on you or putting you down, but it is all part of playing soccer. I’ve hear people just say mean stuff to put someone down, but it all in the player and how good they are at avoiding these types of things from putting them down. Another sentence that I really liked from your poem is, “This is why I am grateful to be able to play the sport I love and be in the conditions to do, so I will never take what I have for granted, I will make those that support me proud.” I like how you’ll never take things for granted, and you are really good at soccer so it is good that you show it off in the field. That is always something that you need to do if it makes you happy. Also making sure that you make people proud seems like something important for you which is good because you have a motivation. I agree with you that haters are just motivators because it is the best when you just prove those people wrong and show that you are capable of everything that you want.

      Thanks for your writing. I look forward to what you decide to write next, because you are very good at your writing and it’ll be interesting what you write next.


    Kristofer Ramos, a name that follows me everywhere I go, also the first thing I say when meeting someone new. My name represents me and my family wherever I go whether I like it or not so I have learned to

    • Theres times that its better to be yourself than to follow other people steps. You want to be like your dad (Hard working ad responsible) but are they things you want your that to change so he can become a better person?

    • Dear Kristofer,
      I enjoyed reading your post about your name memoir. What moved me about your post was how your parents taught you that life wont be easy and you work really hard to get the things you want. A highlight that I liked about your name memoir was “Nothing is easy and it never will be easy especially for a person of color”. I really like the way you use “nothing is easy”, you will use that to work hard for everything you have to face and do to be successful especially for a person of color. Thank you for writing, I am looking forward in reading more of your post in the future!

    • Dear Kristofer
      I am grateful to read your blog about your name and the meaning of it. A part of your blog that stood out to me the most out of all lines were “Kristofer Ramos, a name that follows me everywhere I go, also the first thing I say when meeting someone new. My name represents me and my family wherever I go whether I like it or not so I have learned to embrace it and portray not only myself but my family in a positive way.”. This line stood out to me the most because you learned to embrace your name like you said in the blog. You show pride to your name. Thank you for writing I look forward to seeing what you write next. You seem like your a good writer and can make a living out of it

    • Dear Kris,
      Your writing about being a good role model to your little brother just like your father is to you is very well written, and sounds like it was taken out of a book.

  • Dear Joshua,

    I appreciate you for sharing your work. I really liked the way your interviews tied in with your counter argument, because it showed how it is not easy to be a latino that is being heavily stereotyped because of what they look like or if they act differently. Selling drugs is heavily related with from Central American decent so if…[Read more]

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