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Flying Out of Dreams

Flying Out of Dreams

Maria Bates, Staff Writer March 16, 2023

I remember being little and dreaming of flying.  It was a frequent dream that I only dreamt of in elementary school. I would dream of running in the fields during recess.  I would run so fast...

A stork, which is a symbol of birth and motherhood. Photo by PNG Item.


Iris Chiofolo, Staff Writer March 14, 2023

Oh, how you are just like your mother. Your chin is long like hers, and your eyes are tilted like hers. You are humble like she is, but neither of you is afraid to stand up for yourself if needed. You...

There is light at the end. Photograph from wikimedia

Darkness is not Eternity

Rohani Nguyen, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

Darkness is not Eternity    Everyone must pity Everyone must dread Everyone has a bad day  But will you make that the end    Will you seek what it is meant  Or will...

Crystal Eyes

Crystal Eyes

Emma Simmons, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2023

The stars used to shine azure blue and white bullets shot into the air, piercing the charcoal sky powder behind the curtain, drifting down like snow and that frozen moment was all I used to know   But...

There are always two sides to every story. One side, unfiltered and real, while the other isn’t. Photo by Maria Bates


Maria Bates, Staff Writer February 14, 2023

“Tom, are you sure you’re ready for this?” I asked when he looked away from me. I wanted him to say “no,” but he didn’t. His head turned halfway towards me, and then he looked away again. He...

Questioning identity and not knowing what you look like. Photo from Adobe Stock Image

The Want of Identity

Kai Shabman, Opinion Editor February 13, 2023

To be a bird in the way that crows sit together on wires To be a cat in the way that orange cats chirp at bugs To be human in the way that humans hold an umbrella out at rainy bus stops   To...

Georgia weather being an inconvenience to everyone. Photo made by Janis Parry

Weather That Doesn’t Make Sense

Janis Parry, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

Spring, fall, winter, or summer- the weather could not care less what time of the year it was. It continued as a single entity boundless of norms or correction. It rained when it was not the rainy season...

A meadow shows just how beautiful nature truly is
Photo source: Pinterest (Cidinha Meneghel)

Nature’s Beauty

Tori Harrill, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

The sun’s light and warm glow beamed down upon my face. I closed my eyes and took a deep breath. I witnessed the bright beams fade to small patterns dancing in the darkness of my eyelids. The air smelled...

It all disappears before me… haunted by my own ghost. (Photo by Emma Simmons)

Nothing, Nowhere, All The Time

Emma Simmons, Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2023

I stand on the cliff edge, stare out to the black Swirling shades of nothing and nowhere With the crimped edges of my fingertips Reaching to the horizon, stretching everywhere Touching everything Feeling...

The sunset can also be referred to as fire in the sky. Photo by Sebastian Musial

Fight for Fire

Maria Bates, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

A young boy lived on the outskirts of a small village in Africa. He never had a real name when he was born. His mother called him Boy. His mother was his sole provider until she fell ill when he turned...

The thoughts surround and fill the mind. Photo from Psychology Today

What I Would Give

Abby Shoemake, Staff Writer January 23, 2023

What I would give to breathe through fresh lungs Down to the depths of which I cannot reach   To have steady hands and an average heartbeat Eating without fear of losing it to a trash...

The mind of the high schooler is an enigma. Photo from Adobe Stock

A Glimpse into the Mind of a High Schooler

Kai Shabman, Opinion Editor December 15, 2022

Context: My dear friend was sleeping, and I had a lot of things to tell him. And so, I wrote down everything I wanted to tell him during the class period. Enjoy.    Did you know Hello Kitty...

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