The Raider Wire

Standing Tall

Make me like a tree, God, to stand tall, defined among the crowd.

Hailey Yarbrough, Co-Editor

January 25, 2017

Make me like a tree, God,  To stand tall,  Defined among the crowd.  I want to bend with all the changes  And the blowing of the riotous winds, But bestow upon me the ability to remain strong, Remain untouched, and remain dauntless.  Dear God, in life’s tests and pressing issues, Please creat...

Standing Tall

Make me like a tree, God, to stand tall, defined among the crowd.

Hailey Yarbrough, Co-Editor

January 20, 2017

Make me like a tree, God, To stand tall, Defined among the crowd. I want to bend with all the changes And the blowing of the riotous winds, But bestow upon me the ability to remain strong, Remain untouched, and remain dauntless. Dear God, in life’s tests and pressing issues, Please...

The Woods

The Woods had always been a mystery, but they were my mystery. My daunting, craving mystery.

Morgan Champion, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

I’ve always been told that there is nothing else beyond our town, that the rest of the world is like an empty black hole, just sitting there, waiting, and part of me wants to believe it. Part of me wants to be like everyone else, to have the same beliefs and values, but there’s something strange...

Tree-Hugger

the oak he becomes/with roots as toes/and sprouts as thumbs

Eden Dunford, Poetry Editor

December 15, 2014

The one who taught me to always say please told me to see the whole wood, and not just the trees. I watch him wake at dawn while the sun has just started to breathe, the oak he becomes with roots as toes and sprouts as thumbs.   His arms reach, measured and planned, ...

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, the week before Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to stop, unwind, and take in the world around us....

Finding Serenity in Nature

Every peaceful noon, the world is warm. It sings a song that not everyone likes to hear. Drops of sweat roll down the faces of people as they curse its heat and underestimate the suns gift because, after all, it’s just there.

Hannah Burton, Art Editor

September 18, 2013

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