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The Uniform

The Uniform

Connor Tennies, Sports Editor
March 22, 2016 • 242 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

I noticed the uniform and the heavy soled shinny black boots Not the man wearing them   I remember the clean fresh smell of a warrior, as they stormed into the house. Broken glass, ripped down hangings, a slashed sofa, a pulled curtain, A sudden maneuver to throw my brother’s bear...

Alphabet Magnets

Alphabet Magnets

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016 • 313 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

I remember when I first got my own apartment, the first thing I bought was a refrigerator, and the second thing I bought was a pack of plastic alphabet magnets. My friend told me I could write everything I was thinking. I told her that my options were going to be pretty limited because I only had one...

Redemption

Redemption

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer
February 17, 2016 • 312 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

He looked over at the mountain rising tall above the trees of the eternal forest like a beacon. It tore the sun, making it difficult to see anything in the dim light. Leaves piled up to his ankles for miles around, but he trudged through them, at this point accustomed to it in the dense fall.  Mold...

In Oblivion

In Oblivion

Rachel (Rae) Lee, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016 • 299 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...

Wraith of the Riverstone Reel

Wraith of the Riverstone Reel

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor
January 14, 2016 • 373 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Listen closely, dearest child, but surely not to me.  Listen to that breeze that blows every autumn from the hilltop, that catches your hat and plucks it from your feather hair.  It is not the wind that whistles among the streets, dear child; listen closer.  Yes, you hear it, do you not?  Hear the...

The Friday Jinx: Adventures in Africa

The Friday Jinx: Adventures in Africa

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer
January 14, 2016 • 397 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Documents recovered from the wreck of Sir Benedict Worcestershire Bloomingdales III, esquire’s ship, the HMS Dinghy, found in April gave readers and historians new insight into the Age of Exploration. The journal left by this previously unknown explorer portrayed Nubia as a landscape eerily similar ...

Tabitha Evans

Tabitha Evans

Morgan Champion, Arts and Entertainment Editor
January 8, 2016 • 329 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

When I was young, I was a big believer in imaginary friends. First, there was Margret, an imaginary old lady who gave me the best imaginary butterscotch I had ever tasted. Then, there was was Anne, an imaginary little girl who was about my age at the time. She would skip down the sidewalks with me at...

Sands of Time

Sands of Time

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015 • 328 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

By pouring their derision upon anything we did And exposing every weakness I got a strong urge to fly   Does anyone else in here feel the way I do? Wrong! Do it again!   There must be some mistake I didn’t mean to let them take my soul   I feel like I’m...

Do You Like My Hot Chocolate?

Do You Like My Hot Chocolate?

Kayla Salemi, Opinion Editor
December 10, 2015 • 316 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Do you like my hot chocolate? Wrapped together in a fluffy blanket, The warmth seeping into the palms of my hands. Frozen fingers enjoying the company of the heated mug, A myriad of white mountains float in the sea A steaming chocolate sea Then I will ask again, do you like my hot chocolate? The...

Together

Together

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015 • 314 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

I was once one half of a whole. We were always in perfect sync. Never one without the other, Every move was made together, But our time finally ran out.   We were viewed as one being Because we were so close. Everyone knew us as together, But we had to say goodbye.     I...

Cynical Skin

Cynical Skin

Asja Walker, Staff Writer
December 8, 2015 • 347 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

‘Everything will be fine’ That’s all they ever say The people who hold onto their flimsy beliefs That nothing is wrong with me I wish they could see who I really am Underneath my skin, the skin I loathe It traps me Pulling me so far down   ‘Nothing is fine’ If...

Amelia Wilmer

Amelia Wilmer

Natalie Wilson, Associate Editor
December 1, 2015 • 313 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Casey Blank ran the tip of her finger down the edge of her Sunday paper.  There was something elegant to be found in Casey’s big ears and narrow chin, and her hair curled in a way that the earth seemed to agree with. Her eyebrows crunched into the top of her nose as she analyzed the grooves etched...

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