Emily vonBorstel – Portfolio

My writing space

My name is Emily and this is my fourth year writing for the YIS Magazine. I joined the magazine becuase I enjoy trying out different styles and genres of writing. I am most experienced with creative writing, however, I also enjoy writing about current events. While in this group, I hope to improve my writing skills, and try out new genres of writing that I have not worked with before.

My work:

The Abyss of Fire – A short creative/historical non-fiction piece about the 1923 Japan earthquake that devastated the cities of Tokyo and Yokohama.

4,442 Kilometers Away – A poem about my recent trip to Cambodia.

Bicycle РA poem about hope, ambition and aging

Every Fall – A poem about the changing seasons

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