I almost remember who I was before you made me afraid.
I see it all: the lies, the brutal harm, the cheating.
You etched into me a fear I would never find anyone else to love.
I see the truth. I wasn't afraid.
Jacqueline Valenzuela is a returning student at Pasadena College. She has received a B.A in Urban Learning, she was pursuing a career as a teacher and although conflicted with all the pressures of expectations from family and society decided to return to PCC and take classes on the subjects that she always had an interest in including writing.