Today I signed my enrollment agreement for Galvanize’s Web Development Immersive Program. I’d like to say that the decision to become a software engineer was made a few…… Read more “Life Reboot”
You hear them, don’t you?
The memories that travel in the sluggishness of night.
I haven’t been writing poems for a few months now. Apologies I’m a tad rusty.
There’s no time for half-assed loving Half asked questions, unintentions Barely mentioned, undiscovered Frightened covers, never sobers, False start overs, stand-in lovers Shadows waiting, indicating Soulmate’s late…… Read more “Half-Assed Lovers NOT ALLOWED”
En Amor Enamorarse es quebrarse en dos Una mitad para mi, una mitad para vos Que busca la libertad en tus defectos Que mira más y más…… Read more “En Amor/ In Love”
The only thing that’s criminal Are all the words subliminal That tell us all we’re minimal With hardly worth at all. That we belong at someone’s heels…… Read more “Paper Thin [poem]”
I was taught that people care for the most valuable or the most broken. I wanted to be cared for so I made a choice to be…… Read more “Broken”
If you die today in a pile of senseless violence, Someone is bound to ask why. They’ll make assumptions and guess, Why the killer thought his life…… Read more “Mediator”
Dear future someone, I don’t need you to be pretty, I don’t need you to be smart, I don’t need you to be wealthy, I just wish…… Read more “Future Someone [Poem]”
I’m sorry I’m so vulnerable: That I want to dream of white picket fences Before we’ve ever held hands That I oscillate from hot to cold Hoping…… Read more “Sorry [Poem]”
Money was thrown at this. SO MUCH MONEY. You know a lot of thought and money was thrown into an event when you see trashcans covered in…… Read more “#IDF15 Top 10 Highlights for a Non-Developer (Day One)”
This model has been discontinued, the programming is faulty, But the bios is in order The tears are salty, Its touch is quite sweet. When registering happiness…… Read more “Discontinued [Poem]”
On my walk to work this morning I glanced at my reflection as I often do. My reflection on parked cars, on BART windows, on glossy ads…… Read more “Reflection on Reflections [Personal Essay on Beauty]”
I am afflicted by a strange condition That you can’t observe from outside I am both certainty and indecision Each single feeling is a wild ride. But…… Read more “Rube Goldberg Heart [Poem]”
Yesterday my friend broke down and cried. He told me, “You don’t know how much it means to me, you stopping by and seeing how I’m doing. I’m…… Read more “On Homelessness: Something to Hold Onto”
Growing up is tricky for all of us. We like to believe that it is more difficult to age and mature as a certain gender, or race,…… Read more “Standard of Beauty: 140 Characters”
The very first step to any endeavor is desire. Nobody begrudgingly becomes a master of any craft. There is nobody else to prod and push, to shame…… Read more “Learning to Learn: To All My Teachers”
As a young woman raised in the age of the internet I have experienced and grown at an exponential pace that could (narcissistically, of course) be compared…… Read more “Millennials: Our Inheritance”