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November 2023 / Immigration Stories, Love and Relationships, Pets, SPOTLIGHT 2023

This Will Never Be A Final Goodbye

by Rodrigo Lemus Matus Every time we say goodbye we inevitably feel an emptiness; an emptiness that we fill with a sort of illusion, an illusion to see each other… Read More

November 2023 / Arts, Community, Education and Learning, Nature, Personal Narrative, Philosopy, SPOTLIGHT 2023

Thank You, Whatever Comes

by Conrado Tostado When I was sixteen and I started meeting my poet friends every Friday afternoon at the newly opened Gandhi bookshop’s café, in south Mexico City, I read… Read More

November 2023 / Community, Countries, Cultural Traditions, Ecuador, Informative Writing, Nonfiction, SPOTLIGHT 2023

A Paradise in the Middle of the World

by Maria Altamiramo Did you know that Ecuador has this name because it is geographically located on the equatorial line of the Earth? Without a doubt, Ecuador is a country… Read More

November 2023 / Countries, Cultural Traditions, Food, Informative Writing, Mexico, Nonfiction, SPOTLIGHT 2023

Chihuahua – Smashing! Amazing!

by Liz NDoumi People believe that the Apache Indians (pictured here) come from the USA, but the reality is different. For thousands of centuries, Chihuahua was the heart of the… Read More

November 2023 / "I am thankful for ...", Community, Education and Learning, Family, Food, Immigration Stories, Philosopy, Poem, SPOTLIGHT 2023

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by Bagher Alizadeh I am thankful for my teacher She helps me learn I am thankful for work We all need to buy things I am thankful for family I… Read More

November 2023 / Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Education and Learning, Immigration Stories, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, War and Conflict

Refugee for Refugee

by Ali Ansari My name is Ali Ansari. I was born in Afghanistan. I lived there until 2007, when our lives became very difficult and we had to move to… Read More

November 2023 / Countries, Education and Learning, Fiji, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, Philosopy, SPOTLIGHT 2023

Teenagers in a Foreign Country

by Mizuki Yokoi One day, my mother said to me, “Are you interested in studying abroad?” At the time, my best friend had moved far away, my grades were poor,… Read More

November 2023 / Arts, Community, Nature, Philosopy, Poem, SPOTLIGHT 2023

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by Kayn Quincho The dancing leaves in the air are familiar to the travelers The travelers are familiar to the soil on the earth Being aware of each… Read More

November 2023 / "I am from ...", Family, Food, Poem, SPOTLIGHT 2023

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by Frozan Haqtost I am from my great family I am from my mother’s stories I am from my hard-working father I am from my sister’s songs I am from… Read More

November 2023 / Family, Interests and Hobbies, Nature, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, Philosopy, SPOTLIGHT 2023

The Sky Is The Limit

Anonymous Do you know how this continent was discovered? I’m proud to say that Amerigo Vespucci was a great sailor from whose name the term “America” derived. This is a… Read More