Letters To Our Future Selves

By Alex Zavala, Ash Fuentes, Natalia Lee, Kleigh Balugo To close out issue 5 and our internal coming of age movies, Kindergarten contributors wrote letters to our future selves. No matter where we are or what we’re doing, we’ll always have these letters to read back. Plus, no one is more fun to talk to…… Continue reading Letters To Our Future Selves

Time/death

Photo by Athena Rajnai By Athena Rajnai back then you grabbed Father time by his collar  and kept begging for more  like the coy, soft fawn  our eyes glistened prismatic hues when summer came  and in the winter  were drenched in fear its skin was warm and undisturbed for but a moment  and its rib…… Continue reading Time/death

Stars

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Cait Thomson i’m still waiting for my coming-of-age for that big break to be the leading lady  of my own life like i’d always imagined young and foolish daring and beautiful adjectives as foreign as another language  instead i’m always deferring  avoiding the spotlight’s glare imposter syndrome has made a…… Continue reading Stars

An Ode to My Very Asian Teenage Years

Photo by Silvana Smith By Francesca Bernardino Admittedly, I’m one of those people whose hometown is a major pillar of their personality. I love telling people I meet that I’m from Vegas, and I take a certain joy in explaining how I don’t actually live on The Strip (but practically everything in the city is…… Continue reading An Ode to My Very Asian Teenage Years

The Coming Of Age Playlist

In the spirit of Issue 5, Kindergarten contributors curated the soundtrack to their lives. These are the songs that would play in the background of our coming of age movies. Listen along with us as the credits start to roll. Listen to the playlist here Ash Fuentes “Cliche” by Mxmtoon None of the songs I’m…… Continue reading The Coming Of Age Playlist

In Loving Memory of ‘Eighth Grade’

Photo by Ash Fuentes By Ash Fuentes I’m so grateful that I existed at the same time that this one movie in particular came out. It may not be exactly well known by many people, but that doesn’t devalue it at all. I don’t mean that in a pretentious filmbuff “I-Only-Watch-Indie-Films-And-My-Favorite-Director-Is-Quentin-Tarantino” type of way, but…… Continue reading In Loving Memory of ‘Eighth Grade’