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    Nina commented on the post, Double visions

    Hey cristina,
    I love the pieces you continue to create with that beautiful poetic mind of yours. You can truly feel the emotions coming from you, and see what you are going through as a young person. here you write about a struggle, with your father, and end with how you have grown into a new person. I hope that you find someone who can show you…Read More

  • Dear yahaira,
    this is such an interesting piece you have created. It must have been hard to separate with you mom, to such a far place for a long time. I would have been so terrified. I also like how you added your mom’s thought about the situation. I hope you guys have reconnected in some way, and that you women are making memories together.

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    Nina commented on the post, Curious George

    hey miguel,
    Its cool that you are writing about history, and the interest you ahem found in it. Im glad you have realized there are things you can enjoy and excel in. I hope you will pursue something that will bring you that kind of interest and pleasure. you are very intelligent and curious indeed. Don’t let anything hold you back and keep…Read More

  • Hey Esthefany,
    I like how you write about one tradition you have and enjoy with your family. I have some too, but sometimes I feel we are slowly loosing them, I hope you hold onto yours. Family and the traditions we do, are important and what makes them unique and fun. they bring joy and everyone together which is cool. Family is everything.

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    Nina commented on the post, Making Up

    Dear Salvador,
    I like how you write about your relationship with your brothers. You show that no matter what happens between you guys, family will always win and ya’ll stick together no matter what. I hope to have something like that with my own brothers, but i’m afraid we are too apart at this moment. I am glad there’s something all of you enjoy…Read More

  • Dear vesna,
    I really liked how you put together this written piece. It almost makes me think about how there are many obstacle courses life decides to throw our way, but we continue to fight and make it out stronger, wiser, and smarter than before. I love how you use the connection of your feelings to the way the color of the sky changes to go…Read More

  • Dear Joanna,
    I like the piece you have decided to share, change is always hard to go through with. I struggle with change too. I like how you intwine your own feelings along with those of your family. I hope you still have those connections with whomever you knew in LA, and that the memories you made being in Oakland have been just as great. This…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, A New Blessing

    Dear Esme,
    I love this comic of yours. Writing about someone that brings you joy is wonderful. I hope to be that happy as you sound when I become an aunt. also, looking at his real photo, he’s such a handsome young boy!

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    • Dear Nina
      Your comic is a good one because it talks about where you come from.

    • Dear Nina,
      I like your comic because you talked about an event in your life where you weren’t really liking it at first, but then ended up being so excited about it and wanting to learn more about it. You draw really good, I was able to clearly see and understand what was going on. I hope I see more of your work in the future. Keep it up!

    • Dear Nina,

      I really enjoyed your comic, “Where I come from” because it explained a lot about where you came from and how you were able to learn more about yourself through your experience with your dad. Even though you didn’t know those people you were able to still spend time there. One panel that I really liked from your comic was when you were sleeping and also thinking about what would happen throughout the days because you felt nervous and you didn’t know what was gonna happen. The panel that stood out the most was the last one where you say that even though you didn’t feel good you were still able to learn a lot from being over there.

      Thanks for your comic. I look forward to seeing what you draw next and what other stories you have that talk about yourself and where you come from.

    • Dear Nina,
      I liked your comic because you talk about your experience going back to the country where you were born. Even though the place and the people were like new to you, you managed to make the experience the best out of it. I can also relate to not knowing much about the country were I was born. If I were to go back, I would also feel weird and wouldn’t know the people around. Even my family would be like strangers because I’ve never met them before in person. Thanks for sharing about your trip and family. I’ll look forward to seeing more of your posts.
      -Yahaira

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    Nina commented on the post, My Family

    dear David,
    I really appreciate this piece of yours. It really shows a new side to you, and kinda explains why you seem to be happy most of the time. I like the figurative language you use when you write, “I thought about all the chapters of my life, and how my life book had just gotten bigger and more empty. Ready to be filled with my journey to…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, nights

    hey angela,
    I think what you have here is defiantly something, I strongly connect to. I get nerves and anxious at night too. But sadly, I know why they are there. What could really help us both is some meditation and a break, don’t you think? anyway, your voice is definitely being herd right now, and you should keep stepping out of that box, and…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, 2 Trips

    Geraaaaaaa my friend!

    I think this is the most I really her you talking about your trips, and what it meant to you. I love how you open up, and how you have realized how it has changed you into a better person. I’m glad you feel that traveling could be something good for you and that you are ready to get more out of up coming trips. Those days…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, Nothing but Cold

    My dear Yaqui,
    when you write the lines “The world is already cold, Family is supposed to give you that warmth, That warmth you need to survive the cold”, I had the chills, because I totally agree with these words. Love is such a powerful emotion, we have no Idea how strong of a hold it has over us. If you really need it, I and our friends can be…Read More

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    Hey vicente,
    I really like this comic you have put together. It really shows the different relationships you can have with friends and family. There will always be someone there, for us in a time of need.

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    Nina commented on the post, Choices

    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!

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    Nina commented on the post, Esme- Memoir Poem

    Hey Esme,
    I really enjoyed this memoir poem that you created about a trip you took. I’m truly sorry and sad that you had to go through with such an amazing time, but then it was somehow made bad, because of one person and their actions towards you. Sometimes people have a strong effect on the world around us. I am however glad that you chose to be…Read More

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    August 24, 2014

    Life Academy

    Freshman year

    Starting over, starting fresh

    It’s a new year, time for a different attitude

    But I will stay as the same me

    I was ready to face the world

    The only thing on my m

    New Year... Different Attitude... Same Me

    August 24, 2014 Life Academy Freshman year Starting over, starting fresh It’s a new year, time for a different attitude But I will stay as the same me I was ready to face the world The only thing on my mind was school Making new relationships...

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    • Hello fellow classmate, I love how you wrote about your identity and how high school has changed you and the people around. One sentence you wrote that stands out for me was when you said,”I am more broken than ever before, But I know deep inside, I have to be stronger than this.” This sentence shows you are a strong young women and even though you have faced a lot of challenges, you get stronger each time.Thanks for your post Nina Love Corbett!

    • Nina,
      I am proud by your poem, “New Year… Different Attitude… Same Me,” because you connect the way you have changed based on what you’ve learned about your own family. One sentences you wrote that stands out for me is: “I feel like I’m gonna explode, but I keep on moving along floating aimlessly through the day.” I think this is poignant because it shows how strong you are. You can be really hurt but you’re resilient enough to keep moving forward with your life. Your poem reminds me of when my mom tells me stories of how my dad was with her that really shocked me. Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because you speak very sincere about your life and I thinking talking about your feelings makes you feel better, so you won’t have to stay quiet.

    • Nina love,
      Thank you. Thank you for being able to express yourself through writing. This poem was filled with emotions that every person has experienced at least once. You showed how hard it is to be a high school student and have to deal with family problems. Also, sharing different perspectives on attitudes and identity. You are strong and beautiful! Once again, thank you.

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    Nina commented on the post, Why I'm Caring As Hell

    Dear Yaqui,
    This poem so so much reflection and though you have put into yourself as a person. It shows how you have grown into the amazing person you are today. I know you don’t show it often, but you definitely are a caring and protective person to me. You are a strong woman, and you always bring laughter into my mornings :). Thank yo for…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, Why I'm Artistic As Hell

    Dear Angela,
    I agree that you are very artistic, and a talented person. The pauses you make in your memoir are dramatic, and bring even more meaning to the words you write down. I totally agree when you say, ” Always trying new things, Once,” No harm come from trying something once. I like how you brush off, the words of haters and keep on…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, WHY I”M BROWN AS HELL

    Oh Cristina, Cristina,
    How I LOVE your writing pieces. They are beautiful, amazing, and I can totally relate. You are such and strong and intelligent person, and I notice that you put real thought into the words you put down for the world to see. You say, “Surrounded by a society that doesn’t see ME, instead they see my brown skin and judge me,” a…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, Why I'm Quiet As Hell.

    Dear Marlon,
    When I read this poem, I see how much you hide from the world. I know that you can be a very quiet person, but I want you to know that you are not an outcast, nor should you feel forgotten. Our few friends and I will always be here for you, and would never forget you. Maybe it can be hard to speak your mind, or you feel you can’t…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, "Why I'm Stubborn As Hell"

    Dear Jose,
    I think that this member you have written is very strong and reflective. I am surprised as to how reflective and open you are about yourself and it is interesting to see. Reading this about you makes me wonder if there is a reason you have become stubborn. when you write, “I’ve become an asshole, I no longer care,” I hope that I d…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, Why I'm Courageous as Hell.

    Hey Gerardo,
    I just want to say first, that this poem was amazing. I definitely have seen you change and grow into a more outgoing and courageous person over these few years. You continue to do and say as you please without fear, and I’m glad that you are proud to have changed in such a good way. When you say, “Two trips can change a person,” are…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, Why I'm Caring As Hell

    Hey Rosario,
    I like that in your poem you show how important it is to see the importance of what people say. The fact that you are caring not only because that is who you are, but also because it has been something you learned from family, shows how much you care about the people around you. I also like how you say, “If you’re good, You will r…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, Why am I Isolated as hell ?

    Hey Arely,
    this is such a strong poem you have here. It shows how you can make any situation into a good one and that nothing can bring you down. I know we don’t spend that much time together but from my perspective, you don’t look lonely. You seen energized and alive with many other people. But the eyes show only what you want to see. I hope you…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, Why I'm Athletic As Hell

    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…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, Why Am I Energized As Hell?

    Dear Joanna,
    I just want to let you know that this poem is beautiful. You truly do have a lot of energy and you can tell that just in the poem that you have energy. It is good that you decided not to let negative energy get to you, and to continue with your life being happy.

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    Why I’m Observant As Hell

     

    I have eyes

    That let me see

    The truth of the world around me

     

    My mouth and ears are not enough

    I need my senses to help create a clearer picture

    I lis

    Why I’m Observant As Hell

    Why I’m Observant As Hell   I have eyes That let me see The truth of the world around me   My mouth and ears are not enough I need my senses to help create a clearer picture I listen and see...

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    • Dear Nina, I am astonished by your poem, “why I’m observant as hell,” because you used all your sense plus more. You also explained how you use all your senses in your own way to make you how you are. One part of your poem that stands out for me is where you start talking about the importance of emotions. I think this is a highlight because most people hide them or dismiss them but they are important like you say. Thanks for your poem. I look forward to seeing what you make next, because you write with a lot of integrity. I think your writing is very sincere.

    • Dear nina,
      I really like your poem because it talks on how you put your senses together to see the world around you. Being observant is really important to keep yourself where you have to be and you explain many ways on how you observe everything which is great! Thank you for your poem. I look forward to seeing what you make next.

    • Dear Nina,
      I appreciate that you wrote this poem. This poem shows who you are and it feels real. You acknowledged that there is both happiness and sadness and you but it has only made you recognize the good. Continue to write love, you have thy voice!

  • Dear Rosario,
    I never knew this about your name. It is great to read something new about a friend. I hope that you feel some empowerment in learning about yourself more. You learn something new everyday. What a beautiful piece.

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    Nina commented on the post, 8 Letters

    Dear Cristina,

    Your name poem was honestly so beautiful. I Love how you think so deeply about the meaning of your name. You describe where your name comes from and how it affects you. I want to push you further to think about what your name would be if it weren’t Cristina. Who are you really? I like that we have completely different perspectives…Read More

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    Nina wrote a new post

    Nina… Nina… Nina

    Three little letters

    They make up my two syllable name

    No one else has this name in the family

    Nina is unique

    Just Nina; no nickname

    Nina… short and simple

    The opposite of who I am

    ニーナ Nina ប្រាំបួន

    Nina… Nina… Nina Three little letters They make up my two syllable name No one else has this name in the family Nina is unique Just Nina; no nickname Nina… short and simple The opposite of who I am Nina… A new yellow flower;...

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    • Dear Nina,

      Your poem is filled with love and power. You show the pride that you hold in your name and it makes me happy. I loved when you added, “My name proves that love is real” because it felt real. You wrote this poem with love. Glad that I got the chance to read it and understand your identity/name better. <3

    • Similar to the Gaby’s comment, you speak about yourself and your name with such pride and self-love! Never lose that! You’re an inspiration 🙂

      (You may want to change your first line though… “three little letters” to “four little letters”)
      🙂

    • Dear Nina
      I am amazed by your memoir ニーナ Nina ប្រាំបួន because you shared some personal information. I am glad you did this memoir because now I was able to learn more about you so I can get to know you a little better. One sentence yo wrote tat stands out for me is, “My name proves that love is real That I have diversity running through my veins”. I think this is a great and powerful line in your memoir because I didn’t know that you were Cambodian and African American. But it also shows that race can’t and shouldn’t stop love or people from being with who they love. Your memoir reminds me something that happened to me. One time I couldn’t find out why my parents named me Alberto, I found it as a stupid name and I wanted a “normal” name. But as I got older I asked my parents why did they name me Alberto. It turned out it was because my mom is religious and she named me after one of God’s angels or messengers. But I felt like the name didn’t fit because I am not an angle I do bad things everything I would get in trouble every day at school when I was little but I do every now and then to. Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because then I can learn more about you and I can see what we can relate on.

    • Dear Nina,

      Your poem was amazing and really good. I can see that your proud of your name and happy with it. Something that stood out to me was ” I love my name” that shows that your happy with it. Thank you for creating something really good.

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    Nina commented on the post, Why are We So Mean?

    Dear Zoe,
    I really like the article you have written, the tittle took my attention and made me want to know more about the actions and emotions that we allow to take control over our body. A line that stood out to me was when you stated, “…This leads to the degrading of others not part of our group. We degrade to feel better about ourselves.…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, Power and Privilege…Who's?

    Dear Alberto,
    I want to appreciate the strategies you used to compose this poem about power and privilege. I like how you use different writing techniques to talk to an audience as well as talk about one. It is interesting to see that as you stated, “So when you complain, Remember you got two things we don’t, Power and Privilege”, hold a very s…Read More

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    Nina commented on the post, Romeo and Juliet in 2017

    Dear Paola,

    I enjoyed the poem that you wrote about love. what really stands out is the fact that you showed how people, feele that they have to choose how to love people. It shows that people are capable of making their own choices in life even when it may not be a beneficial action. One sentence that was interesting was when you wrote, “Love…Read More

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