Confianza inteligente / Smart Confidence

Vanity by John William Waterhouse -- https://www.john-william-waterhouse.com/vanity/ Instead of displaying vanity in terms of beauty, I chose to recreate an individual vain because of her intellect. To do this, I replaced the flower in the woman's hair with a pen and the corresponding flowers behind the figure with books. I also positioned the mirror so … Sigue leyendo Confianza inteligente / Smart Confidence

mis cosas más apreciadas/ my most treasured things:

A book/ un libro I would have to take a book to make me happier and to make me remember. It would be hard to decide which book to take. My favorite writers are Zora Neale Hurston, Joan Didion, and Mary Oliver. Tendría que tomar un libro para hacerme más feliz y para hacerme recordar. … Sigue leyendo mis cosas más apreciadas/ my most treasured things:

 Mis cosas más atesoradas/ My most treasured things

Mi caja de tarjetas, letras, y notas/ My box of cards, letters, and notes. I always try to keep the cards, letters, and notes I receive from people because I'm very sentimental. In there, I even have things I've received from people I don't talk to anymore because they mean that much to me. This … Sigue leyendo  Mis cosas más atesoradas/ My most treasured things

Por siempre agradecida/ Forever Grateful

I want to thank my godmother for being my best friend and teaching me the meaning of literature. Quiero agradecerle a mi madrina por ser mi mejor amiga y por enseñarme el significado de la literatura. I want to give thanks to my friend, Julia , for helping me keep the group chats alive. Quiero … Sigue leyendo Por siempre agradecida/ Forever Grateful

Cartas sobre la literatura / Letters about literature «Turtles All the Way Down»

Querido John Green, Primero leí Turtles All the Way Down cuando fue publicado y cuando estaba en el octavo grado. Desde entonces, no he estado leyendo mucho. Durante ese tiempo, yo y muchas otras personas que trabajan bien cuando se les dan buenas notas y la validación, perdimos interés en leer. Con más presión que … Sigue leyendo Cartas sobre la literatura / Letters about literature «Turtles All the Way Down»

A Letter to Jeanine Cummins | Una Carta a Jeanine Cummins

Dear Jeanine Cummins, We hear occasional sarcastic comments about “the drug lords in Mexico,” or “all of the murders” in Colombia, and at first they were just that--sarcastic and insensitive comments.  I was vaguely aware of the violence and terror rampant throughout Mexico and Central America, but blind to the reality of the migrants’ world--watching … Sigue leyendo A Letter to Jeanine Cummins | Una Carta a Jeanine Cummins

Una carta a Shel Silverstein…

Dear Shel Silverstein, Ever since my mother read your book The Giving Tree to me as a young child, its lessons and story have stuck with me. At the age of fifteen, I still hold the morals from your book close to heart. For me, this book taught me to focus more on what I … Sigue leyendo Una carta a Shel Silverstein…

Bécquer- «El Rayo de Luna»

"Creía que en el fondo de las ondas del río, entre los musgos de la fuente y sobre los vapores del lago, vivían unas  mujeres misteriosas, hadas, sílfides u ondinas, que exhalaban lamentos y suspiros, o cantaban y se reían en el monótono rumor del agua, rumor que oía en silencio intentando traducirlo."

Ode to Cell Phone / Oda al Teléfono Celular

English O mighty cellphone How you occupy my time With all your gadgets and apps Your grand screen illuminates my life Upon your smooth, glossy touch screen I have everything I need From instant messages and a camera And everything in between   I pray to thee, noble cell phone For making it look like … Sigue leyendo Ode to Cell Phone / Oda al Teléfono Celular