This Pain, It Hurts

  |  Topic: General, Poetry, VOX Teen Archive

VOX Poetry Sometimes the pain you hold is worse than the pain you’re experiencing Both hurt … But holding it in, you have a chance to experience even more hurting. Trying to analyze How it happened What should’ve happened Why did it happen But then realizing … You remember that pain is still hurting and […]

Womb Doom

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, General, Poetry

VOX Poetry As soon as we come out of the womb We are born into a world of doom of responsibility and blame no freedom and no voice not ever given a choice expected to mumble and mumble to deserve nothing and be forever humble to carry the burden up a mountain and not tumble […]

Growing

  |  Topic: General, Poetry

VOX Poetry The reason why she is the way she is, can’t seem to find complete closure. She keeps making the same mistakes over and over. She stands strong like a soldier, not letting anyone in her heart. She shows no emotion. You’d never know she’s hurting. You would never know how she felt. You […]

Creekside High School Teens Weigh In: -ISMS

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Culture, Editor Picks, General, I heart ATL, Identity, Personal, Race/Ethnicity, School
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VOX presents our editors’ top picks of responses that emerged from the Creekside High School writing workshop, spring 2015: Marco DeSantos, 15 One big problem I have in my community is the way people judge another person by what they have on or what they look like. I don’t think that just because someone may not […]

YWCA “Let’s Talk About Race” Dialogue

  |  Topic: Art, Atlanta Teen Voices, Editor Picks, General, News, Personal, Photos, Race/Ethnicity

VOX presents our editors’ top responses that emerged from the YWCA “Let’s Talk About Race” dialogue, in winter 2014. Teens reflected on something new they learned at the workshop or took away from the dialogue. Ida Faburay, Chapel Hill Middle School I learned that it doesn’t matter what you like, what race you are, or what gender you are; […]