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I am your dreams; I am your sorrow. Photo from Pinterest.

Dreams

Drew Bearden, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

Some say shoot for the stars Others just wait and pray   I am always what you long for  I am constantly causing you pain    I have a way of glory I have a way of ruining...

My mind often feels like it’s filled with ink or fog. However, I know that moments like these pass a given time. Photo from Pinterest

From Time to Time

Emma Simmons March 19, 2021

My room is a prison from time to time When it’s supposed to be a respite It only hurts every now and again And I promise I fight it the best I can With hobbies And friends And breaks. But...

Sophomore Megan Sing says that her favorite part of reading is that “it’s so peaceful and allows me to destress and take a break from the world,” and her favorite book is

Living Many Lives

Sarah Treusch, News Editor March 15, 2021

Over the years I have lived many lives I have worn the crown of a king And carried the burden of a wive I climbed the highest mountain And breathed the crisp air I swam with sharks Anxiety...

I sink into the earth The killer of innocence. Photo from Akupara Games, from the short film DAMIEN

The Killer Of Innocence

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor February 26, 2021

Upon a field of flowers, I stand The smell of pine fills my nose. I am nothing but a wasteland I turned my head. To see the flowers wilting.   Now it is winter,  The field is bathed...

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Society Unmasked

Cynda Allen, Opinion/Features Editor February 22, 2021

How boring it would be  To live in a society  Where people are afraid to be who they want to be. Like sheep, they are herded into one category, Following the first trend they see. Afraid...

Cab Calloway was the inspiration for Cab as a character and what he said along with other characters' names. Photo from a 1942 Billboard Magazine.

Manhattan Jam

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

I was sent on a mission. I’ve been undercover for months; lucky for me werewolves are a bit forgetful. So, it was easy for me to infiltrate my way into their small Manhattan town. My name is Cabell Hastings,...

Could things have been different? Photo from Pinterest.

The Reality of the Truth

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2021

One thing that I have learned in life  Is that no matter how far you hide away from the truth It always comes forward at the most unexpected moments.   And just like two imaginary...

This is a small collection of haikus. Photos from Canva.

A Small Collection of Haikus

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

Flowers So many colors Scattered around the Earth Mother Nature’s art   Winning Cheering all around Holding a shiny medal It is like a dream   Puppies Tiny balls...

Waves battle the currents and the opposing wind. Photo from Rare.us.

The Underlying Truth of Life

Drew Bearden, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

The heavy sunlight beams through    the varying blue-green waters   carrying the souls of the outcasted on their backs   Each minute rolling and rolling, more and more    Just...

The clock is a circle, the clock is a square, the clock can be found anywhere. Photo by: Paladin.

The Clock

Micayla Peters, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

The clock is a circle The clock is a square The clock can be found anywhere   Up and down Left and right The hand will spin so hang on tight   Day and night it never ends The...

My absolute worst fear picturized. The McDonald’s ice cream machine is BROKEN! Photo by Sarah Treusch.

An Ode to the McDonald’s Ice Cream Machine

Sarah Treusch, News Editor January 21, 2021

My stomach yearns for the McD’s ice cream, Should I act upon these desires;should I go? I give in; I must taste my sticky dream, Quick to my car, the quest began too slow. I’ve arrived,...

Our universe is 13.6 billion years old, and I somehow had the luck to exist at the same time as you. (Photo from Pinterest)

I’ll Take You To Mars If You Promise To Sing Me To Sleep

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor January 21, 2021

Worlds apart, I cherish thy love and warmth you give Eternally, I swear, with the very life I choose to live Arrows sprang from Cupid's bow and set my coat aflame Requiting my fondness with his...

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