You Are Not Alone

  By Yaire Alfaro There are others who have gone through the same situation as you. You are not alone. Sexual assault is a major issue in the United States. In fact, nearly every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted, a statistic which includes all ages and all genders. The thing about sexual assault…

Say Bye to “The Bye Bye Man”

By Yaire Alfaro If you’re enthusiastic about thrillers and horror films, the newly released film, The Bye Bye Man, is NOT the right fit for you. The movie is directed by  Stacy Title and written by  Jonathan Penner; it was also released on January 13 and rated PG-13 (due to terror, horror violence, blood, and…

A Head Full of Dreams

By Yaire Alfaro   “In every walk of nature one receives more than he seeks” – John Muir “Though I’ve grown old, the bell still rings for me as it does for all who truly believes” – Chris Van Allsburg “You can close your eyes to things you do not want to see, but you cannot…

Broken But Fixed

By Yaire Alfaro Why did I like you? You are evil and cruel. All you do is put me down. Yet, I always try to get your approval. Why did I stay as long as I did, After the nights I cried myself to sleep? The days I sat alone.   I saw you kiss…

You and Me

By Yaire Alfaro   I am breaking into pieces. My sadness always increases. I am trying to find peace, And hope I still believe in you and me. I will always love you I promise I will never leave Until at least try to fix our broken relationship Later we will see what is wrong…

When I Grow Up

By: Yaire Alfaro People see me as a little kid, Someone who can’t act proper,   Someone who can keep secrets. Just wait. When I grow up, You will love me, Want to be around me, Tell me secrets, And need me for help. I will help you And treat you like a friend Because…

What I Need

by Yaire Alfaro I need to know you’re mine, Know that you care, Know that you will be there to catch me. I need to know You won’t hurt me. I need to know I’m your priority. I need to know That you will stay, You will fill the empty Spaces in my heart. Most…

St. Patrick’s Day

by Yaire Alfaro   St Patrick’s Day: A day of fun And lots of green. If you don’t wear Green, then You get pinched. today is a day of joy   When you think of On Saint Patrick’s Day? You imagine tiny Leprechauns, Or four leafed clovers. A day for luck To see if good…

You Can

by Yaire Alfaro You Can When you don’t feel Like trying, Don’t give up. When you fall, Pick yourself up. When other say words, Let them go past you. Don’t let others ruin What is in front of you. If you give up, You will never know What you can Accomplish. What is darkness Without…

Waiting

by: Yaire Alfaro I will wait for you. I will wait to hear The sound of your voice, To see the smile I adore. I will wait, even if it takes my whole life, I will sit here, By myself. I don’t care. You are worth more than gold. When you get here, I will…

Perfect

by: Yaire Alfaro No one is perfect, Not you or me. Everyone has a flaw. That is the reason why You are you. There is no one out there In the world like you. You are one of a kind, One out of a million. Perfect is not real. Be your best, Be happy, Don’t…

I Trust You

by Yaire Alfaro I trust you. My life is in your hands. I want to know if you got me. Don’t let me down like the others. I hope you don’t let me go, Even if the world is ending. You are my support, My family, My everything. Please tell me, Before you hurt me,…

Valentine’s Day

by Yaire Alfaro Today is a special day for you and me. We were always meant to be. You warm my heart And make it skip a beat. You understand me, You know when I’m down, And how to bring me up. I love you, And hopefully you love me. I am happy to say…

Just a Dream

By: Yaire Alfaro     You flew into my heart. You made me happy. I knew it was too good to be true, I just can’t believe one little wind blew us apart. You went one way, I went the other. I tried to fight but it was useless. I tried, but you didn’t However,…