Fall 2009 I sat in the front common room of my dorm on a surprisingly sunny day in Cleveland. I was feeling especially tired and unmotivated to do anything but sit and sort of watch whatever was on TV as Allison and Cory exchanged personal conversation with our building’s cleaning lady (whom we would all… Continue reading Erica

When 2 Worlds Meet

Summer 2013, Brooklyn NY My mind was awake to the sounds of my surroundings before I opened my eyes. Every night in the summer someone was playing Mariachi music somewhere on our block and bright lights flashed through my window from the shops below. At first it would keep me awake, though eventually I hung… Continue reading When 2 Worlds Meet