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Across the Ocean

Across the Ocean

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Literature, Showcase

My world is so blue, Full of bright skies. My water always Running, hot when I tell it to be   The sheets that hug My plush mattress Smell like a fresh breeze, Soft and full of dreams That could come to be   I have never been scared, Truly scared for my...

To My Friend

To My Friend

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

I can see the pain written on the canvas of your heart.  Believe me when I say I have tried to understand what has happened, but  I won’t pretend to know what you have been through.  I just wish it was me and not you. Please know I wish it was me and not you. Everyone deserves moments of peace where th...

I Remember.

I Remember.

Anna Anglin, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Monday. She remembers his face so clearly Like a swift breath of air Except the air was not fresh No, it was a breath of cigarette smoke Life threatening, cloudy, yet she kept coming back for more   Tuesday. She remembers when they spoke The words flowed out of his mouth...

Anywhere North

Anywhere North

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Your veins have begged you to run since the first beat of your heart. It’s a call you can’t ignore forever, but after three hours of driving toward Anywhere North Of This God-Forsaken Place, trees turn into looming soldiers lining the highways with their guns pointed at heaven, finger...

Done

Done

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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Done Clocks are ticking Time is running out A rush of blood to the head occurs as I scramble to find reason in this madness I’m lost without you But you don’t seem to care You helped me pick up my broken heart Then you leave me to the wolves to have it shattered once again Only...

Warmth

Warmth

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor

March 7, 2017


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During the brief period of time between summer and winter, when the sun began to fade, and the first flurries of snow fell from the clouds, I stepped through the threshold of some mysterious place.   I can’t tell you exactly what day it was, or who led me there, but I can...

Soar

Soar

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

I want you to know something. You were made to fly, You were born with wings. They’re quite the beauty, actually, With colors so brilliant, so alive, so eager to shine. They long to fan out, to grow, To lift you up, and to renew your strength once again. They want to set you free- But you never l...

As Seniors In High School

As Seniors In High School

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor

December 19, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Life gets bolder. The weather gets colder. We grow older. As seniors in high school, the weight of the world seems to rest on our shoulders.   Words grow sharper. Nights get darker. The world becomes starker. As seniors in high school, our worldviews become clearer.   The...

A Collection of Poetry

A Collection of Poetry

Noah Smith, Opinion Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

The following are three poems that I have written. They all follow a central theme of love; however, I always try to keep my creative writing ambiguous in order to allow more people to relate to it. My personal favorite of these three is definitely Sunday Morning, but I hope you enjoy all of them!     The Road I Ta...

Fragile

Fragile

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Everything was perfect, But only for a moment. It couldn’t last Because no beautiful thing can.   It was a delicate thing, Fragile, as if made of glass, And it cracked Right under his fingertips.   All at once, Everything shattered. In the glass cascading...

Masterpiece

Masterpiece

Savannah Keith, Poetry Editor

May 11, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Even if God gave me the stars and told me to paint a masterpiece with my only medium being cosmic, and ordered me to paint the most beautiful thing he’s seen, An apology would be conjured in truthful excuse I would say he could surely not expect me to create the greatest thing when already,...

Execution: Poetry by Chance

Execution: Poetry by Chance

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Isolation crawl, autocratic index misconduct. Muted performance sunflower ground zero Quasimodo! Recede vicious epitome. Omnipotent, impatient, obscure tear away. Uncovered torrent ungodly gathering, numerous heretics. Tricksy warthog seizure podium!

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