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Dear Hand Sanitizer… Warmest Regards

May 8, 2020

Dear Hand Sanitizer, We have been together since the dawn of time. I used to use you just to find an excuse to get up and flex my “outfit of the day” in class. I would raise my hand, and … Continued

To The Boy Who Wants Everything…

May 8, 2020

To the Boy Who Wants Everything,   By this time now, you probably thought you’d be halfway on your way to the bright sunny California skies. Sophomore year, this was the year you promised yourself you were gonna make your … Continued

The Kind of Healing That Needed Patience…

April 30, 2020

To my sweet Daisy, The world has gone mad. There was so much we could have done, but now we’re too far along. I have watched the people I love suffer. I have felt the pain of my own blood. … Continued


April 29, 2020

Dear future me, I know you might want to forget the pandemic as a whole and what it has done to you mentally and physically along with circumstances that came with it all. During this time, you have taken a … Continued

We Both Know What I’m Talking About…

April 28, 2020

To an older and hopefully wiser me, This extended period of isolation has enabled me, or perhaps more aptly forced me, to reflect deeply on particular aspects of my identity which I previously would have considered as immutable. As this … Continued

Why My Generation is at Such A Loss Right Now…

April 28, 2020

Dear Future Students, From a person who is living in limbo, learn to not wait for moments to come to you. It may feel like all of your life is spent waiting for just a few special times: graduations, proms, … Continued

Querida Familia

April 28, 2020

Querida Familia, Esta letra se las dedico a ustedes como recuerdo de mi “herstory”. When family asks me to recount the story of COVID 19, of the year 2020, I hope to paint my own story as well as those … Continued