Hybrid Collage by Melissa Nunez, Staff Writer
Image description: Vibrant hybrid collage featuring butterflies, birds, and flowers. The text reads "Ayer / we were one / Lost / now among others / Memorias / molding outlines / Across / heart heavens."
Melissa Nunez is an avid reader, writer and homeschooling mother of three. She lives in the Rio Grande Valley region of South Texas—a predominantly Latin@ community. She writes both essays and poetry inspired by observation of the natural world, the dynamics of relationships, and the question of belonging. Her work has been featured in FOLIO, Yellow Arrow Journal, and others.