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Ode to a Novice

Ode to a Novice

Jacob Thompson, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

Alas the pathetic poetaster Your plastic words are like children's toys Stacked up towards the sky with no pattern Nobly reaching despite background noise   “You'll never make it” never bothered you Their words fall on defiant deaf ears like your word blocks fall to an angry ...

Reflection

Reflection

Alivia Stonier, Featured Writer

October 28, 2019

Looking in the mirror. Shouldn’t there not be anything clearer? It is clean cut with precision, But other people’s views can cloud your vision. It becomes as though looking in the dark, The cracks in the mirror leaving their ever growing mark. Everyone has a different perspective.  They have their perspective ...

Mail: A Short Play

Mail: A Short Play

Hennessy Hernandez, Featured Writer

May 15, 2019

CAST OF CHARACTERS   ALEXANDER: ALEXANDER is a man in his 60’s. He never married, and the only thing he has going for him is the post cards he sends to his college sweetheart.   WAITER: The waiter of the going out of business coffee shop.   OFFICER: Police officer who ...

Le Colibri Veut (The Hummingbird Wants)

Le Colibri Veut (The Hummingbird Wants)

Jillian Potter, Featured Poet

April 25, 2019

The smiles that ran from one end of the mouth to the other as I laugh, joy seems to be everything in my comfort. But other times, the white feathered wings shed to their black bones as I preach, anger spells from out my mouth as my words hone. I can only, for from the lips of anoth...

Glass Doll

Glass Doll

Riley Arellano, Featured Poet

April 25, 2019

She holds herself like steel But in reality she is as breakable as glass. She’s cracked and broken and barely holding. Crack Tinkling of glass is all that's heard Her heart shatters finally freeing herself from childish fantasies. She has to be strong. She can break down later. Her clockwork is for...

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Riley Arellano, Featured Writer

April 12, 2019

I Learned early of the walls that are meant to keep people in cages for crimes they did or didn’t commit. I learned about anger and misplaced hatred and faith in a false hopes and dreams. I learned that looks of pity and hatred were due to lies that slithered from the Devil’s mouth I l...

Earbuds

Earbuds

Emily J. Wilcox, Featured Writer

February 8, 2018

It’s crazy to think how big of an affect a piece of plastic and wire can change your life Open you up to a new world of sounds Or give you comfort with the old ones that graced your ears long ago   They offer protection when you don’t want to face the world Let you drift in a dre...

Emma Brackett, Featured Writer

December 11, 2017

Every morning was always the same. I woke up before the crack of dawn and somehow found the will to keep going on with my miserable little life. I always started with turning on my old grayish brown radio which  I had since I was a kid. I should have tossed it out a long time ago, but could never bring...

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