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I wake up from another long winter, and I step into the light. I have been waiting for this moment for so long.

Hibernation

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer March 23, 2016

My life in the winter is still and cold. The ground and the walls are always so dark. I do this year after year, as I grow old. My whole life has been spent is this nice park.   As...

Wraith of the Riverstone Reel

Wraith of the Riverstone Reel

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor January 14, 2016

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...

Mother Nature sings a lullaby for her children

Elements

Raicheal Havins, News Editor November 20, 2015

Shadows dance, choreographed by flames. Smoke flicks up into the night, towards oblivion. The pyre, the gloom, the burnish. Sun and Moon struggle for dominance in the dawning sky. Clouds drift...

 “And everyone is smiling for me. No one’s crying. Everything is black but not in a scary way.”
Photo used with permission from Leilani Gibbons.

Glow-in-the-Dark Stars

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer October 20, 2015

My room is covered in glow-in-the-dark stars, and when I get scared of dying, I imagine myself being absorbed into a black hole and refuting existence. I imagine my body combusting into stardust so that...

“Wind blows softly through her sleek, dark hair...”

Golden-Eyed Paradise

Grace Hanks, Staff Writer April 24, 2015

Her touch is a sign, that she knows I am here. her smile is a reminder, of how much she cares.   Her laugh is a melody, like the tinkling of chimes.   Her love, her heart,...

You left me in a likeness of your image; growing and growing and gruesome. 
Painting by yours truly.

Verdure

Savannah Keith, Poetry Editor April 17, 2015

Even in this hindering state A perplexed deal of corrosion I can still taste you, barley leaves With the traces of thyme and ocean. There is an itching in my fingers To their tip twined intercepts And...

People roam the streets of Downtown New Orleans, Louisiana enjoying the day before the afternoon storm.

Lower Ninth Ward

Erin Dickman, Social Media Manager February 10, 2015

Everything was calm in the outskirts of New Orleans. The weeds in between the cracked pavement were enjoying their day, standing tall, and the clouds lethargically lay out in front of the sun. Tiana enjoyed...

Clover sets out in search of happiness; she does not know where to find it, but she will do whatever she needs to do to finally be happy again.

Finding Happiness

Lea DiMatteo , Art Editor December 19, 2014

Clover was always a quiet person; she did not like to interact with people, and she did not like to be in one place for a long time. Her hair always fell right into place even though she never brushed...

The northern mountains of Georgia are a spectacular sight no matter what type of weather covers them. Despite the heavy wind, light cloud cover, and forty degree temperature, the view over Georgia still demands appreciation.

Cloudy Over Georgia

Ben Strube, Online Design Editor April 8, 2014

The world reaches far beyond the bounds that any word could capture.  Out there, out in the wilderness, or even just within the walls of a foreign, exotic city lay the answers to all of life’s struggles.

Lost Spirit

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer March 21, 2014

Let’s go play video games!  Let’s watch TV all day!  Let’s read a book about a pointless made up world similar to ours!  Let’s sit inside and rot away in the darkness! What has our culture...

In the heat of an outdoor tennis match in Windermere Subdivision, two young men talk strategy and regroup for their second set of doubles.

Living in North Georgia

Sam Perryman, Staff Writer January 22, 2014

Georgia is one of the most magical states in America. The wide range of climates and terrain give it beautiful scenery no matter which region you find yourself in, and the communities of genuinely happy...

Fabulous Fall Photography - DIY

Fabulous Fall Photography – DIY

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer December 13, 2013

The fall season has arrived and is now in full bloom! As we work our way into the many holidays, with people hustling and bustling about, we begin preparation for the impending winter to come. However,...

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