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I Am a Prince

I Am a Prince

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
May 19, 2017 • 28 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Dress-up is so much fun; Little eyes glittering in the light. Dressing up like dolls, Zipping up our princess dresses And pulling on our fairy wings, Before finally putting on our crowns and mother’s heels. We live in a fantasy land with princes, dragons, and wicked witches galore.  ...

As Seniors In High School

As Seniors In High School

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
December 19, 2016 • 141 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Life gets bolder. The weather gets colder. We grow older. As seniors in high school, the weight of the world seems to rest on our shoulders.   Words grow sharper. Nights get darker. The world becomes starker. As seniors in high school, our worldviews become clearer.   The...

We Live in a Society that Robs Childhoods

We Live in a Society that Robs Childhoods

Alex Rodgers, Web Editor
April 15, 2016 • 213 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Long gone are those days that required cooking and shop class as standards in my mother's high school years, replaced by the new generation, being forced to choose sooner and sooner what they want to be when they grow up. Last night, I sat at the kitchen table and listened to my thirteen-year-old sister...

An Ode to My Lost Time

An Ode to My Lost Time

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
November 2, 2015 • 210 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Drip, Drip, Drop My sanity slowly drips from my veins while I lie alone in my room. I look around to see the world moving, double time, as I remain stagnant. Lying was not my own choice though; O’ no. That choice was that of my mind. Not to move, Not to speak I’m surprised...

Bottles and Highchairs

Bottles and Highchairs

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer
December 15, 2014 • 281 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

I guess it is a little aggravating, or, if I am excreting honesty, a lot aggravating. As the student body resumes the daily class schedule after lunch, the room we presided in has trash left over, spills protruding on the seats and floor, and crumbs dripping on top of the spills on top of the chairs...

Nostalgia

Nostalgia

Sam Perryman, Fiction Editor
October 14, 2014 • 364 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

There was happiness in your eyes. It shines true from above your picked flower. Your nose will be pressed too close against the petals, And your cheeks are upturned in a hidden smile.   This season, the fall, has me Nostalgic for now. The smells and the sepia overtones Send...

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