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

Standing Tall

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...

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

Standing Tall

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...

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

The Woods

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...

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

Tree-Hugger

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...

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,...

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.

Finding Serenity in Nature

Hannah Burton, Art Editor September 18, 2013

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