Outside and In by Sabrina Youn

Home 9 Project Category: Issue 2 ( Page 4 ) Sabrina Youn, age 19 (alum) This poem was written in honor of AAPI Heritage Month. Outside and In I was flown to these lands of starsOn cardboard picture books and planesOmma stuffed me with our food, their Englishsaid,...

Innocence Lost by Ilana Drake

Home 9 Project Category: Issue 2 ( Page 6 ) Ilana Drake, age 18 (alum) I wrote this piece after hearing about sexual assault on Brown University’s campus. This piece details my experience growing up as a teenage girl as well as the culture I experienced in...

Remember When We Marched by Rachel Alarcio

Home 9 Project Category: Issue 2 ( Page 7 ) Rachel Alarcio, age 20 (alum) I wrote this poem as a reminder to myself and others to keep fighting injustice even after “the moment” has passed. It is my intention that the piece serves as a reminder of the interracial...
Issue 2: Letter from a WriteGirl Alum

Issue 2: Letter from a WriteGirl Alum

Issue #2 Unity Published April 9, 2022 Letter from a WriteGirl Alum For those who attended the launch of Lines & Breaks – the first-ever digital literary journal from WriteGirl – the Zoom event had all the sparkle of a WriteGirl workshop: exciting special guests,...

this is the place

We hope you enjoy reading this community-sourced poem as much as we enjoyed hearing Sofía perform it at the launch event! It is a stunning reflection not only of great love for Los Angeles, but also for hometowns worldwide.