HYPERNOVA LIT

A Stellar Flare of Young Adult Writing and Visual Art

Deep Rumbling from Within and Four Other Poems

BY PAXTON CALDER Deep Rumbling from Within It started out small,Almost unnoticeable,A deep yet distant rumbling coming from my core.I thought nothing of it. It spread,Like a virus being transmitted … Continue reading

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Other Words

BY LEE FITZGERALD Lee Fitzgerald- Other Words You call it Depressed.i just don’t want to live anymore.You call it Talented.i’m just mediocre at so many things.You call it Christian.i’m not … Continue reading

November 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Weather Man

BY AMY “Dad! I’m going to school! I’ll see you later, love you!” I have an important math test today and the last thing I can think of is showing … Continue reading

November 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Read a Bouquet

BY CAITLIN MUSICH, 2022 Dear Corona, I present you with this bouquet of flowers as I sit alone in my room. Now, don’t be flattered. All these flowers together don’t … Continue reading

November 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Let’s Dance

BY AYBALA She stared into his eyes, watching as they sizzled with intensity. Holding back a snarl, she shot him a glare. “No.” “What?” His disbelief was a mixture of … Continue reading

November 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Madness

BY SAM WALKER I was awoken by moonlight streaming through the 10 centimeter thick glass window. It made a nice change to the typical synthetic lighting of the room. I wondered why they … Continue reading

November 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Reflections On (Human) Nature

BY NATALIE MAE RAMLOGAN Ever-changing wind,Like the one deep inside me.A storm or a breeze? Hawks scorn not robinsFor being inferiorBut humans, in turn…  A city of rainWithin each glistening … Continue reading

November 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

For I am the Winter

BY DEBORA MERID I saw you across the room with her wrapped around you, you shining with your striking emerald shirt, like the beautifully taunting skin of a cobra clothed … Continue reading

November 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

As I Recline

BY THEO As I recline on pillow slip softlyOr stir in stillness of a new day’s morn,I contemplate my lack of ipseity,Like a fatherless Christ I am forlorn. Even a breath … Continue reading

November 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

The First Original and New Normals

BY PAAVNI BANSAL The First Original “Surfing the webfor a poetry promptto fill a rivalry form?” “HUSHHHH!” says John Reb“It’s a secret,hide it from Mr. Tom.” “OK! OK!But why” Whispered … Continue reading

November 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

.Octate.

BY @TEENDIARIES All our lives we strive for perfection. Many people blame it on the perfectionist or an over ambitious mind, but me? I blame it on the very roots … Continue reading

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The Changing Waters

BY NINA FRIEDBERG The deep blue waves curl forward, pushing to their peak. They come barreling downward, exploding at the rocky bottom of the sand. I watch as the waves … Continue reading

November 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Thing About Life…

BY NAMS Part 1The colours which the world had yet to offer Darkness. something that has become a part of me.something that ushers in an epitome of disgust, hate and … Continue reading

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The Price of a Second Chance

BY ERIC TANG A feather spiralled silently from the heavens, dropped by some unsuspecting avian. I never saw if it reached the ground. It would’ve been a redundant observation nevertheless. … Continue reading

November 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Flames

BY KATIE MARY Ambers and ashesDance in the shadows of the flamesLighting up every person With lifeAnd a sparkle Some flames are built for fearReady to demolish Others are childlike Built to … Continue reading

October 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Death Probable

BY CALLIE WILSON About the Author Callie Wilson is a 16 year old writer from North Carolina.

October 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Only a Dreamer

BY MARTA LERENO I am a dreamer, who sees everything in a different viewSometimes it looks like I have a fever,which has not the proper cure. I dream awake, looking … Continue reading

October 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

My Way Home

BY GWENYTH LEE “Camouflage yourself, keep your legs together, you’re interpreting a boy…” all my life I was informed I had to be feminine. I was a child, yet I … Continue reading

October 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

The School Lawn, October 11

BY ANONYMOUS October 11, 2017. I stand outside on the school lawn while families swarm into the school building for Parents’ Day Weekend. The day before, I was glad my … Continue reading

October 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

What Are We Hiding?

BY YVETTE AGUILAR August 9 He hasn’t moved, or shifted his glance. I don’t think he ever will. He’s only a few feet away, but  he won’t acknowledge my presence. … Continue reading

October 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Lazarus Effect

BY SAMANTHA HERNANDEZ A singular raindrop falls down on my head. I look up at the gray sky and one raindrop turns to a downpour in the blink of an … Continue reading

October 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

An Infinite Abyss

BY SHREYA KHULLAR July 10, 1991 I walked to Elijah. He was wearing his signature beige trousers, harnessed by a pair of black suspenders. He sat under his cottonwood tree, … Continue reading

September 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

forever

BY AFIFA IMRAN How can we believe in forever?When the universe is obliged to destructWhere every grain of sandDissolves within the seaBurying its treasuresTo safe keepWhere emotions are nothingBut a … Continue reading

September 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Great Friend of Mine

BY WRITECETERA_PLUMA Dedicated to Jenprecy Salazar I was once a lonely girl who seems to be bored and blueI’m looking for a true friend who’ll stay with me ‘til the … Continue reading

September 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Mountains of Love

BY ALBERT HE From the very first time I saw you in that adorable dress of trees,I knew you were specialThose flowing clouds of hairand that colorful, vibrant personality of … Continue reading

September 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Five Poems

BY ARDEN YUM mother tongueHow twisted is itto reduce language into a stringof sounds I don’t understand. To attach melodyto conversation, playing in an elevator. Goingup. My feet off the … Continue reading

September 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Echos

BY ALYSSA BELLE Broken pottery shards rest at my feet/I shout but all I hear is echos/They reverberate around in my head/Shaking my cold, pale hands/Eating away at my fading … Continue reading

September 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Hope

BY AMANDA RICCI Have you ever felt trapped behind metal bars?Or watched all your cuts turn to scarsHave you tried to escape a pain in your soul?But just couldn’t seem … Continue reading

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Dear Alzheimers

BY ALLISON W. Dear Alzheimers, In my eighteen years of existence, I have watched you grow and take over some of the most vulnerable, most precious pieces of my life. … Continue reading

September 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Girl of Class

BY ALISON SWANITZ She traipses down the hall like she’s made of glass. Delicate, an ornate work of art carefully carved and polished to stand out from the rest, to … Continue reading

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