Gianna Valdez

writer of poetry and prose

Inside the Mind of Tragedy


The deepest touch of human emotion is conveyed through the words in Inside the Mind of Tragedy. Its four sections — Life, Emotions, Death, Hope — each have their own heartbeats and bring to life a different set of thoughts and feelings. Written from different places of pain, joy and everything in between, Inside the Mind of Tragedy lives to show that with all bad things, with all pain, there are endless amounts of hope to make up for the hurt. 


Mac Miller and Mental Health

Born on January 19, 1992, Malcolm James McCormick, known professionally as “Mac Miller”, is mainly recognized as being the former… read more.

Her: A Film of Failed Love

Los Angeles in the future is a combination of many aspects displayed in the film, Her, yet the most significant one is a new artificial intelligence operating system… read more.

Expanding our Perception of Emotions: Call Me by Your Name and The Pisces

There is a way we feel when our heart is stolen and returned to us in pieces, in a way that cannot be repaired. There is a time when our souls… read more.

What Being Emotional has Taught Me

Ever since I was a child, I have worn my heart on my sleeve. It was hard enough for me to feel emotions, let alone hide them from others, so I always  read more.

“I have felt along for so long that typing these words feels as though I am typing the only thing that anyone needs to know about me. The fact that I am lonely. I am loneliness itself. Feeling empty around the ones I love. Feeling like nothingness around people who expect so much from me. What do you expect? Why do you even have expectations? I am hell. I am tears. I am scars. I am empty. Nothing, that is what I am, yet you continue to search my eyes for any sign of life when all that is left are the remnants of the person I once was. The person I once could’ve loved.”

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