Remember

Two poems in two weeks, how wild! The most beautiful part of being in a creative writing poetry class is that I’m assigned to create…

Rebirth

  The third poem I wrote for my poetry class was inspired by the fabulous Tracy K. Smith’s “Sci-Fi” piece in her Life on Mars…

Poems in October

The past two weeks have been extremely difficult and painful, so once again, I’ve found myself searching for peace in poetry. Taking a creative writing…

New Poetry Anthology Additions

I’m constantly searching for new poetry discoveries from collections, Twitter, and Poets.org to inspire me in my own work. Even though I’m an English major,…

Like Any Other Day

For the second poem in my creative writing poetry class, we were assigned to write a sonnet or a villanelle about any topic. This assignment…

Poems in September

September marks the beginning of a new school year, so I picked this month’s poems as a reflection of the semester’s fresh start. I love…

He Lei Lani Nā Hōkū ʻImoʻimo Ē

The first assignment for my creative writing poetry class was to write a poem of 20 lines or less that focuses on a central image.…

Poems in August

I felt a twinge of peace throughout the summer despite a constant barrage of violence, racism, and injustice around the world. I often wonder if…

Poems in July

Each month, I share a collection of poems that empathize with and heal me from the various atrocities occurring around the world. Most installments feature…