On a warm day in the late spring, I find myself pulling in the wind shutters blocking out the sweet scent of pollen, the sound of children running after the ice cream truck, the sun beams perturbing my living room windows waiting patiently for the hurricane thrashing waves flood my house water seeps through the… Continue reading Sunrise After I Have Risen: A Poem
As I flipped through the magazine on my coffee table, I couldn’t help but envy the models featured within it. Their bright eyes, perfect makeup, lean frames, flawless skin. I sat there, and I began to think: Why couldn’t I look like that? I want to be as perfect as they are. But as soon… Continue reading Perfection Isn’t Perfect by Yaritza Villar
In the olden days, during the times of slavery, the darker-skinned slaves were given the most arduous* and back-breaking tasks, while the lighter-skinned slaves were given the “privilege” of working in the house, closest to the master. Throughout history, this has given way to the assumption that light-skinned individuals are in some way, shape, form… Continue reading To Be or Not to Be (Beautiful)
When it comes to Superhero movies, Marvel is the way to go. ‘Logan,’ Marvel’s latest Superhero movie, is the 3rd installment to a Wolverine series and the 10th installment of a larger franchise known as ‘X-Men.’ Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart reprised their rolls as Logan (a quick healing, undying mutant) and Xavier (a telepathic… Continue reading Logan Movie Review *Spoiler Alert*
There are always these pesky little obstacles in life that make everything so difficult. For example when the pot of water boils over, a zipper constantly unzips itself or ice cream melts on your clothes. All these first world problems can easily ruin your day. Luckily, down below I included a few life-saving hacks that… Continue reading 4 Life-saving Life hacks!
With age comes power and with power comes great responsibility. Sometimes all of that new found responsibility can be scary! But, there are also many great things about being grown up. You’ll always hear people talk about how much they miss their youth, yet as you age, many amazing changes and milestones should be celebrated! Here are… Continue reading Getting Older and Loving it: The Perks of Being All Grown Up!
It is no doubt that this horror-thriller film written and directed by the brilliant Jordan Peele, commits 100% to its genre. Get Out for me was one of those movies that you couldn’t help but yell at the screen and say “NO LEAVE ALREADY! THAT IS YOUR SIGN RIGHT THERE THAT THESE PEOPLE ARE CRAZY,” and… Continue reading Top Five times in ‘Get out’ that he should’ve GOTTEN THE HECK OUT!