HYPERNOVA LIT

A Stellar Flare of Young Adult Writing and Visual Art

My Momma Always Told Me: You can sleep when you are dead

BY KYANNE SKELTON She is a little woman — little, but her coat, cut for a man, hides the ripple of muscle underneath. Her mouth is open, head tipped back … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter

by Nina Shepherd “Black lives matter,” Well, I have to admit. The first time I heard these words I thought they were silly. I couldn’t believe that after all these … Continue reading

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Like a Library Book

BY LINDSEY STAUB The beat-up, red Nissan jolted to a stop in one of the parking spaces in the practically empty lot. I turned off the ignition and stared out … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Suburbia

BY KAI SHERWIN The click-clack of the uneven highway is loud. Really loud. The noise seems endless, so to pass the time, I begin counting the sounds. Forty-five, forty-six, forty-seven…With … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fading

BY KAI SHERWIN   I’ve heard tales of a statue. Once the grandest in all the world. Crafted by the finest laborers, with the strongest stones from Myanmar, Now it … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

11:25

BY KATELYNN KARNER The bell still rang at 11:25. Lying there in front of the east wing, Ansley could see her old freshmen year locker from the distance and, for … Continue reading

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nobody wonders nor asks if the streets hide a wood + Two More

BY PATRICIA TANG   nobody wonders nor asks if the streets hide a wood   nobody wonders nor asks if the streets hide a wood− maybe the asphalt is a … Continue reading

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