Category Archives: Personal Reflections

My Hometown

About the Piece The following piece is a descriptive narrative of my hometown, in which I describe the surroundings, the community, and overall living situation. The purpose of this piece is to really try to understand my “home” and find … Continue reading

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Graduation Day

The hairs on my arms are shaking, yet withering deep into my skin as the wind blows on my gown. I look out to see hundreds of students, on this day, and possibly their very last day here at UC … Continue reading

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To My Unknown Father

About the Piece To My Unknown Father is a creative non-fiction piece first written in my Writing 25: Introduction to Creative Writing Course at UC Merced in 2013. The piece follows my story of not knowing my father and my … Continue reading

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10 Things I Say When I Don’t Know What to Say

Wow, that’s a mouthful for a title. Whether we’re trying to end a conversation, or not start one at all, or if we’re in an uncomfortable situation, we try to get ourselves out of it. Sure, sneaking away is simple, … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Comma Has Been Published

Dear Mr. Comma has been published through the UC Merced Merritt Writing Program’s journal, The Vernal Pool. The piece has since been published since the summer of 2016, but I did not have time to make an announcement. If you’re interested in … Continue reading

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