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Done

Done

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017 • 47 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Done Clocks are ticking Time is running out A rush of blood to the head occurs as I scramble to find reason in this madness I’m lost without you But you don’t seem to care You helped me pick up my broken heart Then you leave me to the wolves to have it shattered once again Only...

A Misfortunate Excursion

A Misfortunate Excursion

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor
October 14, 2016 • 149 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Foamy green sloshed across the deck, propelled by the boat’s precarious tilting against the waves.  Rain pelted down as if eager to aid in the vessel’s destruction.  The wooden planks creaked worryingly, and even as Alonzo was darting from the hold to toss more cargo down below, he hesitated slightly,...

The Choice

The Choice

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
May 10, 2016 • 232 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

You are all alone in a tunnel, and all you remember, or know, is you must keep walking. The cave you reside in appears to be as black as night, with shadows an emptiness resembling a ghost town. The walls weep with perspiration, invisible silhouettes crawling along the edges of your periphery like silent...

Other Side of the Mirror

Other Side of the Mirror

Emily Stocksdale, Staff Writer
March 28, 2016 • 251 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

The moon hung lazily in the sky, barely illuminating the sheer cliffside and dark pines far below.  Shadows posed in eerie battle stances, their forms grotesque as they shifted with the wind.  He had not noticed until then how cold the night was, how unwelcoming.  Even the silence, usually so peaceful...

In Oblivion

In Oblivion

Rachel (Rae) Lee, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016 • 277 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

There is so much soul And so much passion In so many beautiful things. Beautiful and dark. Trying to draw my feelings, They always end up dark And empty: One singular thing All alone In an oblivion of darkness, Coldness, and fear May be oblivion is the cure May be...

Lower Ninth Ward

Lower Ninth Ward

Erin Dickman, Social Media Manager
February 10, 2015 • 368 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Everything was calm in the outskirts of New Orleans. The weeds in between the cracked pavement were enjoying their day, standing tall, and the clouds lethargically lay out in front of the sun. Tiana enjoyed August due to the unpredictable weather- it was the only aspect of New Orleans that she ever enjoyed....

Delirium

Delirium

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
November 13, 2014 • 377 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Lips stitched together by invisible thread, (his) words secluded, His (mind) is abysmal, dark and dank. His sanity (is) warped, twisted like the mangled arms of dead trees, Filled with the recesses of (broken) thoughts of crushed bones. Brain clawing for judgment, (he’s) treading on glas...

“Death’s Individuality”

“Death’s Individuality”

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer
October 31, 2014 • 376 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Obscurity Surrounded by death He lay soundly In living Hell Scorching flames Illuminating He will not forget Screams Surrounded by agony She lay soundly Passionate flames Frightening She will not forget Lies Surrounded by sin Bloodthirsty flames Infamous They...

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014 • 1,508 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Edgar Allan Poe is literary legend whose work is known for its dark nature. Poe’s literature which includes mysterious and gothic features are perfect for this time of year. Although, Poe’s work was not always appreciated for its surreal beauty, as he tried to publish many of his ideas at age 23...

Branded

Branded

Bim Peacock, Staff writer
February 7, 2014 • 1,804 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

“Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning…” The sky rose with bloody light as the flames of the future ignited the land.  The trees shook and creaked, shuddering as they foresaw death on the horizon.  Yet humanity did as humanity does, and began the new day. They came, whatever they w...

Alternative Underground Sound

Alternative Underground Sound

Raicheal Havins, Staff Writer
December 12, 2013 • 494 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Cruxshadows are an underground goth rock band with a new and dark wave undertone. Sounds like a turnoff to many, but there are more aspects to them than just appearances. The lead singer and songwriter is Virgil Roger du Pont III, more commonly known by his alias Rogue. The Cruxshadows have a many...

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