SA Essays

SNEAKER-HEAD

So these shoes came out last year on August 21st and, when I saw them, I automatically fell in love. The color was something I’ve never seen before, the design of the shoe was what you’d call futuristic; the mint … Continue reading »


BAD DREAMS

I’m a music producer and engineer/DJ. I also write my own songs. I’m very good. I am also a photographer and clothing designer. All these “hobbies” help me create a state of inner sanctuary. I got my first laptop when … Continue reading »


LIFE LESSONS TO IMPART TO AVA

I was watching my brother when the cramps started that afternoon. By 7:30, I was at the hospital. By midnight, I was administered an epidural. That finally let me sleep. But when I woke up at 2 and couldn’t feel my … Continue reading »


HOW TO BECOME A ROCK

When I found out we were moving, it was a good feeling at first. Until I found out I would be sharing a room with my sister. Don’t get me wrong; I love Marisol to death, but come on! Sharing … Continue reading »


RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

There was one day I was in the house and I could not decide on what I had a taste for. I cook almost every day, so I wanted to try something different for once. I looked around the kitchen. … Continue reading »


STUFF HAPPENS FOR A REASON*

Stuff happens for a reason. When I was 4, the tv on the tall dresser fell on my head. I was in coma. They had to put me back in diapers. The doctors said I’d be a vegetable. Two weeks … Continue reading »


CALL OF DUTY

The sign I saw on my way home said: Do Not Enter… Private Property! Residents Only I figured I can do a lot with this sign. I wanted it to keep people (my sister) from going into my room without … Continue reading »


DOGS NEVER BITE ME…JUST HUMANS ~M. MONROE

When I was younger, about 6th grade (11 years old), I always wanted to be an IT girl. I watched and listened to the boys admire ‘these girls’ and I wondered why? Why don’t they admire me like that? Why … Continue reading »


IN THE FUTURE

In the future I plan to stay in school. About two years ago, I dropped out because I was feeling overwhelmed. I was overwhelmed with the passing of my great grandfather and by having changed schools. At the time, I felt I … Continue reading »


MY PLAN TO BECOME A TEACHER

From my window I can watch the kids coming home from middle school. I have things to teach them: “Go to school. Go to all your classes because you will get help. If you don’t go, they’ll keep you back … Continue reading »


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