Global Citizenship

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by LIORA SCOP (South Africa)

August 2020

They say 7 billion people stayed home today

2.2 billion children stayed out of school

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by LYAT MELESE (United States)

August 2020

Change is unexpected. 

Like the day I was told we were moving to America. 

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by TULA SINGER (Cuba)

August 2020

My mother came into the kitchen with a blank face. "We're leaving," she said. "We're going to move in with Ahmad in New York." 

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by ENLING LIAO (Australia)

April 2019

Thirty-two nights without seeing a start

Bright, shining, good luck, good luck for me.

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by ASHTON PERFECTO (United States)

April 2020

I am an American boy

with a Mexican twin. 

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by SIRIN JITKLONGSUB (Thailand)

December 2019

These are the scents I will take with me when I leave this house.

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by JONATHAN HUANG (Taiwan)

December 2019

My teacher, Ms. Waterson, wore glasses, and I kept an earnest gaze on them as I spoke . . .

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by AFRAH SHEKH (India)

December 2019

the first missile tears through the skin;

skinning the embers of a quenched country

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by MERIT ONYEKWERE (United States)

December 2019

When Uchechi’s voice crackles with laughter and her almond brown eyes crease . . .

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by ROSALEEN SWEITI (United States)

September 2019

There's a sort of spell that falls over the dinner table as we wait for the athan to sound.

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by AKILAH NORTHERN (United States)

September 2019

“Black people don’t eat sushi.” He said it while I was in the middle of filling a bowl with grits . .

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by MELISSA XU (United States)

September 2019

I grew up eating an excessive amount of eggs. Actually, that’s a little misleading.

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