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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Let’s Dance

BY ANONYMOUS 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

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

November 6, 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

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

Hypertext High School Writers Contest, Honorable Mention: Jayy Prather

Dreamscape By Jayy Prather The Moon The girl with the moon kissed purple hair and the sun caressed pale, white skin. She’s been thrown in the loony bin for unspeakable … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

1st Place Creative Nonfiction, Hypertext High School Writers Contest: Parisa Thepmankorn

Obsidian by Parisa Thepmankorn I find darkness with its mouth open, expanding. All sorts of thick, musky perfumes leaking from the crevices between its teeth. I had just cracked the … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

1st Place Fiction, Hypertext High School Writers Contest: Shannon Sommers

Vanilla Summer by Shannon Sommers Paige’s heart beats under the Hamptons sky like trembling hands against a wooden table. She remembers this feeling during the year, when something makes her … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pen Pals

  BY ZINDZI LUCAS Dear Elijah, My name is Jess, short for Jessica . My entire family is from Hollywood, including myself. We used to move every two years because … Continue reading

July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

You Can’t Choose Your Fake Family

BY LALE CEYLAN I don’t like Ella. Unfortunately, I’ve had to spend my entire childhood with her because my dad’s Turkishness and my mom’s love for inviting people for dinner … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Falling from Grace

BY MICHAEL CRECCO I didn’t even feel myself hit the ground. My headstone reads, “Here lays Connor Grayley, A blessed spirit who was never meant for this world.”  When I … Continue reading

August 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finding My Way Through

BY NOELLE MALDONADO Prologue I am Noelle Nicole Maldonado. Who I was when I first began is much different from who I am now. Picturing myself as a newborn baby–a … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Six Stages of Drifting

BY CLAIRE SEYMOUR I. My best friend Emma lives in Washington D.C., approximately 230 miles away from my home in Brooklyn. We don’t keep in touch during the year, because … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

Lapis Lazuli

BY BLAINE FINSTEIN In The Beginning On the first day, God created the heavens and the earth. He saw the darkness over the land and said, “Let there be light,” … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment