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he recreation of the Roman Empire burning allows for anyone to see that even the empires we think were so great still fell by fire; one of the most beautiful destroyers of society. 
Photo from: belloflostsouls.net.

An Empire

Sydney Jarrard, Staff Writer January 19, 2021

It’s mesmerizing how a complex, unique structure can fall at the mere lick of a flame. The bonds between stone and mortar are strong throughout centuries of downpour, sunlight and age; however, a catastrophic...

 A blurred christmas tree taken to represent the blurred feelings conveyed in the poem. Photo by: Sydney Jarrard.

christmas carol

Sydney Jarrard, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

after everything, i kept the Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens on my nightstand for weeks.   it haunted me, reminded me of everything i lost and everything i wanted to have.   i...

“I live in a house of my own construction. It’s as white as the cloudless moon, and as clean as fresh linoleum, but with windows, more befitting to a board than an open home, and with doors that have seen no use, nor are given any place.”

Colin Bergen, Staff Writer May 11, 2015

I live in a house of my own construction. It’s as white as the cloudless moon And as clean as fresh linoleum But with windows, more befitting to a board than an open home And with doors that...

The death of a friend can affect many. Especially when one was so young and had not truly lived. Those who knew her miss her deeply. I miss her.

The Funeral Diaries

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer March 24, 2015

Long Lost Friend Nothing but the images of flowers Dancing the tango in the wind and She visits here everyday. The newly grown grass produces a strong aroma Covering the Georgian clay that...

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