• Hi Kayla, awesome job on your poem, you did an amazing job connecting your personal home experience to Romeo and Juliette. I’ve never been in your shoes but I do have friends who have been, however I have been there for them every step of the way and it’s not easy to watch. Throughout your poem I see how you strongly express yourself and that is…[Read more]

  • Kassandra, it was really touching to read about your shadow box, I myself can relate to growing up in a city were there was a lot of society categorization. Like you I felt like people would automatically categorize you to a certain group. Where I grew up there was lot’s of violence and gang activity on a daily basis. Outsiders had no idea that…[Read more]

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