• Yadira

Dear Kayla, I am intrigued by your post, “Our bodies are not a political discussion,” because as a woman I understand the argument and have heard it many times. I fully agree with your statement that men definitely shouldn't have a say in what we can do with our bodies. One...

Dear Megan, I am intrigued by your post, "The Invalidation of Teen Girls’ Interests" because it's something that I've also taken a notice of myself. I agree with your point that a big issue I that men think we exist for them as if the world and every female revolves...

Dear Alondra, I am drawn by your post, "Who should be doing the domestic work in a household?" because it's an argument I'm all too familiar with. I have heard this argument my whole life and agree with you that responsibilities should be shared between both parents and not...

How Would You Feel? View Comment
  • @Yadira
  • April 6, 2021

Dear Gogisgksoquili, I am shocked about your poem, "How Would You Feel?" because of the emotions that can be felt behind your writing. It's obvious the point you are trying to convey and as someone who is part of the minority I understand the frustration and fear you have expressed. One...

Dear Zuleika, I am intrigued by your post, "Why the 'American Dream?" because it's something I am familiar with being told and talked about. I have the perspective of the "American Dream" from an immigrant Hispanic household. One sentence that stands out to me is, "She wants to be a writer...

What Is Life Without Risk View Comment
  • @Yadira
  • April 6, 2021

Dear Nicolle, I am intrigued by your post, "What is Life Without Risk" because the way you explained the book caught my attention. The thought of kids simply wanting to go on an adventure where they then encounter dangers like being bitten by a snake makes me question what else...

LGBTQ in The Streets View Comment
  • @Yadira
  • August 30, 2020

Dear Lizbet, I am touched by your post, "LQBTQ in The Streets" because of the things you wrote about regarding what youthful LGBTQ+ people deal with. It truly hurts to hear about the troubles they have to deal with when not accepted. It's sad to see the things they...

Stop the Violence View Comment
  • @Yadira
  • August 25, 2020

Dear Cindy: I am moved by your poem "Stop the Violence" because I can feel the emotion you are expressing. I can tell there are strong emotions behind every word you say. I agree with your statement, we should stop acting transparent. One sentence you wrote that stands out for me...

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