HYPERNOVA LIT

A Stellar Flare of Young Adult Writing and Visual Art

Author Archives: Bryan Lindsey

Reformation

BY ISABEL SU the seduction  eyes glint, dark and dancing in the candlelight: a single potent glance over a pale shoulder. an opposing set of blue-green eyes stray away from … Continue reading

February 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thoughts in the Dark

BY TRINI FENG I was afraid of the moon. This much I knew. Every night, I drew the curtains and shoved my closet against the window, hoping to block out … Continue reading

February 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cola

BY CLAIRE SEELING-BRANSCOMB Ellie She put her headphones in and let the world dissolve. At that moment she felt empty, she slumped to the floor, and then, she ceased to … Continue reading

February 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Message to the Status Quo and Don’t See Colors

BY GABRIELLE GALCHEN Message to the Status Quo  She’s just walking through the street but all she hears is  Woman! Woman? Her mind is an oak tree, leaves tickle your … Continue reading

February 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

My Session with Mrs. Adler

BY LOLA AFONSO MARTINEZ The plaza was a buzzing cacophony of dogs barking, children shrieking, and bicycle bells ringing away. As chaotic as it might seem, I’ve always enjoyed how … Continue reading

February 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Autumn Tales, empowerment, and Scottish Fantasy

BY LUCIEN Autumn Tales Through the red leaves, you can feel the chill of an oncoming winter, you can see a grey fox with silver eyes, chasing away warmth of … Continue reading

February 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Man With No Face

BY HDZ The human mind is the scariest thing of all. It makes things out of the darkness. Scary things. Monsters, ghosts. The man with no face comes into my … Continue reading

February 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Superstore

BY LILIANA CAREY We didn’t really know what to do with our time, The mystifying vastness of a Sunday night The hours slip away inconsequentially Until we wake up in … Continue reading

February 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Our World, Our Love

BY JAELA CHEN The world we live in. It’s crazy. The fights, the riots, the hate. Kids play outside while parents talk, kids of all colors and races. Black, White, … Continue reading

February 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thank You, Coronavirus: Lessons I’ve Learned While Social Distancing

BY RACHEL LICHTENWALNER March 12 was … something else. It was 5:30 p.m. My mom and I had just pulled into the garage from a shopping frenzy at Publix. I’ll … Continue reading

February 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Ask That Bird

BY SAKSHI NIKAM Frightened of waking up with thunders at night I learned the art of waking up to thuds on the door,No one came after that loud fist bumpAnd no … Continue reading

February 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Walk in The City of Dogma

BY MATTHEW FORD In a city which was dead. In which continued to crawl on its stomach with shallow breaths and bleeding wounds. In the end, nothing would be left … Continue reading

February 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Boy Who Lived

BY IRIS MARK The girl sits across from me, laying out her papers and supplies in an almost ritualistic fashion. I watch as she skims questions displayed on her iPad, … Continue reading

February 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Words That Touch and Feel

BY JAYOLA REID i.  I wish I could touch your mouth that is pouring out blood.  I wish I could feel the tenderness of your wrists from the tight handcuffs.  … Continue reading

February 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Social Media: The Danger in Disguise

BY SARAH FAZ My eighth-grade graduation approached with bountiful excitement on my part. After a year of making slideshows and presenting my case, I was finally permitted to get social … Continue reading

February 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Heir To Corruption

BY SYLVI WARSHAVER-STEIN and the daughter of the devil seeks the darkness in the dawn. she loves the color of midnight. she loves the silver taste of blood. tyger tyger, … Continue reading

February 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Never Understand

BY RAKEL OLIMAN I don’t know what to do. What do I do now? Wait for you? Words are so predictable coming from you. I know what you are going … Continue reading

February 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Truth in Darkness

BY IFFAT AHMAD Till the sun is bright The fun everlasts Till the moon shines for you, The stars will too Till the clouds are formed, The rain will bow … Continue reading

January 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Grapefruit

BY ANGIE LEUNG When I looked over my shoulder, I saw him.  He walked through the entrance of the café with that nonchalant stride, hands slipped into his pockets, and … Continue reading

January 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Climate Hope and Earth

BY DHRUTI HALAMBI Fifteen marine species evanesced from existence  Marine corals wrecked, why can’t we keep our distance? Climate change and global warming melting ice caps Moose’s, Sea Turtles, and … Continue reading

January 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Deer

BY JOSHUA WU At our old house, we had a garden out back. We had all sorts of plants like lettuce and broccoli and spinach, ready for us to eat … Continue reading

January 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Clouds Are Overrated

BY SACHIN ALLUMS Clouds are overrated. If you took your fist and punched a cloud, it would dissipate and fly away. A cloud appears fluffy and looks like it contains … Continue reading

January 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Change is Never Gonna Come

BY TIMEWRITER Change isn’t gonna to come as far as I’ve seen. I came from a planet called Nalley, 21000 years ago. I came to evaluate the histories, traditions, and … Continue reading

January 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Covid-19: An Unforgettable Lesson

BY NARRAYAN RAAM “One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.” – Leo Tolstoy Dolphins spotted in the waters … Continue reading

January 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

What you are not being told about the George Floyd protests!

BY JASMINE TAUBER At first, I was reluctant to write an article about the current issue of the George Floyd protests. I thought I was not informed enough to have … Continue reading

January 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Story About the Boom Lift

BY SIHAM MUHUMED I smelled gas and could hear a murmur somewhere near me. It took a whole minute for me to open my eyes, as I took my surroundings. … Continue reading

January 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Ze Lo Igamer Tov, This Won’t End Well

BY EDEN RAVIV The air hot and sticky, it’s refreshing to step on the icy marble floors. My Safta always keeps the air 30 degrees too cold. Everything neat and … Continue reading

January 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

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

November 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Small Like Grain

BY AMY LIU Did you know that peoples flocked to our homeland, small like grain? They brought their moms & dads & children to this dreamland, small like grain. Oceans … Continue reading

August 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Shards

BY SRUTHI KALAVACHERLA broken and hurt used trapped in her nightmare. long nights, dirty money a wench to their desires they say there is no varnish to protect her from … Continue reading

July 26, 2019 · Leave a comment