HYPERNOVA LIT

A Stellar Flare of Young Adult Writing and Visual Art

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Amongst the Stars

BY JENNY CHEN The girl who gave me the universe In pale hands splattered with speckles of orange Her eyes mirrored the blue painted into the sky at 7 pm … Continue reading

August 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Little Girl Made of Mirrors

BY HALEY HIBSMAN She struts shamelessly Why shouldn’t she She is flawless Every person’s dream But like us all she has a flaw She is made of mirrors She reflects … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Storm of the Heart + three more

BY CECILY LOWE   The Storm of the Heart   The darkness That masks these crystal skies Is the shadow Of he who is devine. Relentless tears fall, As lonely … Continue reading

August 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Why?

BY RYLEE KUHN Why does everyone hate me? What did I do? I look through the window at everyone else and all I see is beauty. I can’t tell them, … Continue reading

July 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Groundsky

BY ZACHARY HOEHN Black. All I can see is black while I feel my bones pulling and pushing outside of my skin. The faint glint of iron and silver shine … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Rotational Pull of Gratitude + one more

BY BRYAN MARTINEZ   The Rotational Pull of Gratitude   Heroes are made from their actions. They don’t need special powers Nor super strength. All they need is the desire … Continue reading

May 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Empire of Mind + Three More

BY JOEL ENAMORADO Empire of Mind My mind is a society buzzing in technicolor. Its skies are saturated, gluttonous children, painted in mislaid lilacs and sapphire. They cry gold, showering … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sleeves + Replay + When I Was Younger + Letter to my Future Daughter

BY KIARA CARTER Sleeves They ask quite frequently why I wear my sleeves so long Till the point it can almost touch the tip of my fingers It’s not to … Continue reading

April 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Five Poems

BY DAKOTA SHOEMAKER   Forever Your Vassal   I am tired of being tired. You have stressed me to the extent of resentment. Helped pick my skin raw, searching for … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

Joy Lin + Birchleaf Pear

BY KATHERINE DU   Joy Lin   I. 7.6 pounds, no calculator buttons for teeth, almond-eyed. Beautiful. II. Laolao painted the times tables in her head. Joy squinted and recited … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sketchbook Love

BY MORAINBOW About the Artist Morainbow is a junior at Bryan Adams High School Leadership Academy in Dallas,TX. Her sketchbook goes with her everywhere.

February 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Belle and Christian

BY CLAIRE SEYMOUR His name is Christian, which I guess is ironic because he fucks girls like it’s a sport and wears black t-shirts over his prominent rib cage every … Continue reading

February 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hunting Season: A Personality Quiz + how to be both holy and broken

by FARAH GHAFOOR   Hunting Season: A Personality Quiz   1. tiger pelts and rifles. 2. 17% fluent in portuguese. 3. singing lullabies to things bleeding into brown. 4. embedded … Continue reading

January 2, 2016 · 3 Comments

Teen Angst + Casual + Walk with Me + Freedom

BY SEAN  DETSCHERMITSCH Teenage Angst We clutch the sides of broken angst and teenage lust gripping for the ones we passed and trust I got ripped from the arms of the … Continue reading

December 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Little Beating Bruised Heart + Charcoal Lungs

BY MADDIE MCLEOD My Little Beating Bruised Heart My little beating, bruised heart oozes blackish blue venom from its chambers. Glass shards, like flecks of confetti, cut my lips as … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beauty in Death: A Photo Essay

BY MANNIE AVILA Artist’s Statement My older brother Robert, got me into photography. I used photography as an escape from all my troubles. I was struggling with depression, anger management, … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Medium + Bone-White Bones + Back to the Beginning

BY CIARA KNISLEY Medium this place is already poisoned, a hell swarm and a bubble in the earth and if I tried to go somewhere new my truck would only … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · 1 Comment