Cherry Blossoms

I tried going against what my soul said,

I tried going against my intuition,

In the end,

I ended up somewhere I wasn’t meant to be,

It haunted me all throughout the never ending night,

The sky became so dark, I saw myself and reached out for her-

As I got closer, I saw stars written all over her face,

She whispered to me,

“You never know when or where”

In that moment,

I instantaneously saw a light that filled every inch of my soul

I felt courage coarse through my heart

I grabbed her-

A handful of memories flashed right before my eyes

I knew I had to let go

I moved beyond past the memories

And found,




Biographical Note: Daisy Aguirre is a senior majoring in English: Education with a minor in Womens Studies, she is set to graduate in Spring 2022 from California State University Dominguez Hills. Daisys pronouns are she/her/hers/Ella. Daisy identifies as Latina and is interested in becoming a social justice educator in urban settings, specifically working with first generation Latinx students who are interested in pursuing higher education. She currently works with incoming college freshman students to help them transition from high school to college. She is also preparing to apply to counseling in education graduate programs. Her hobbies include reading about astrology and learning about mental health