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Kiddest Sinke

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Kiddest is a junior at Yale University studying English and Creative Writing. She is a Staff Writer for Yale Daily News and Editor-in-Chief for Yale Rumpus, an student-run comedy magazine. She specializes in visual art, short stories, journalism, personal and academic essays, and comedy writing.

Yale Daily News
In Their Shoes

Bundled in a jacket, I walked to St. Paul & St. James Episcopal Church at 6:45 a.m., the crisp wind biting my face. Last Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, could have been any Friday, or any day, for that matter, for the 3,387 people living in Connecticut who, according to Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, experience homelessness.


Squirrels scavenged acorns, scuttling from oak to pine tree, while Dad and I stood at the moonlit patio, staring at our house’s generic, grey shingled roof. For some reason Dad thought this an appropriate father-daughter activity.

The Chaos Journal of Personal Narrative
I Found Love In The PDX

In the Portland Airport on a Wednesday morning, my eyes grazed over gum packages, as I wondered if the cure for my acrid coffee breath was worth four dollars. I decided against it and dragged my suitcase to the gate departing to Newark.

Yale Daily News
New Haven celebrates women's rights, Nasty Women exhibit

About 70 New Haven residents and artists held protest signs, white roses and colorful umbrellas outside the Institute Library on April 8, preparing to march to Planned Parenthood after viewing the Nasty Women New Haven Art Exhibit.

Yale Daily News
Yale group hosts refugee poetry festival

Around 30 New Haven residents and Yale students gathered at the New Haven Free Public Library for Yale Students of Salaam's first annual poetry festival on Saturday afternoon. The event was organized by Students of Salaam, a Yale organization dedicated to the support, security and education of local refugees.

Daily Themes - Yale Creative Writing Course
A Necessary Route

After filling her black Volvo with premium at the local Chevron, the girl’s finger hovers over my search bar. I receive the command: 274 Coburg Rd, Eugene, OR to SE 132nd Ave, Portland, OR.

Daily Themes - Yale Creative Writing Course
The Snowman

Papa didn’t pick Javan up after school today. A giant icicle fell from the liquor store and smashed his rusty Toyota pickup truck, and Momma had to leave her shift at the hospital to haul his ass home.

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