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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

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

September 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Different Types of Love

BY ALEFIYA PRESSWALA People always try to define the word love, but there are so many types and forms of love, there’s no single way to say exactly what it … Continue reading

September 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

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

The Mirror

BY ELISE BALDEMORE The mirror So prim and proper, Held the ghastly reflection Of a young girl Within its very glass. Captivating her She stared long and hard, Not able … Continue reading

July 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Maybe I Hate Your Poetry

BY LILLY SABELLA Maybe I hate your poetry and maybe I hope you drown in your metaphors if you’d step away from your word of black microphones and spotlights dressed … Continue reading

July 22, 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

A Place With You

BY: GRACE FEELEY “Happiness is only real when shared.” -​Christopher McCandless Dear You, I went to the place we used to love today. I let myself relax in the cool … Continue reading

July 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Untitled

BY LIYA FOUCHE To you I’m only a body, something to temporarily hold your interest, you can make me feel so nonexistent. The way you distance yourself when things become … Continue reading

June 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Requiem XII

BY RACHEL DAI we trade stories into the night often on this swing set, like a pendulum. yesterday it was biff loman. today it is atlas: it began the day … Continue reading

June 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

An Ode to You

BY MICAELA FRANCIS The smell of your cologne, The sound of your voice, The smile that graced your face, It’s all I truly want. Your presence made everything make sense. … Continue reading

May 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

I Am a Woman

BY STEPHANIE CHRISTIE You complimented my kindness, my ambition, And left me hopeful for this romantic ignition. I was infatuated with your heart, your mind and your soul, You made … Continue reading

April 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Love

BY MALIYA BROOKS SIGHT – Love looks the way a bare bush decorated in winter frost looks. It looks like a twig engulfed in an icy coating. It looks like … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Insatiable Pacific

BY GREGORY HIRSCH The love between Angelina and George was never to abate. George was not new to the feeling of love but ignorant when he felt it for another … Continue reading

February 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

What I Learned

BY ALLY I didn’t know what I wanted before I heard it. I didn’t know it was something I was capable of wanting until then. When I was told that … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Red is My Favorite Color

BY ELLA SHACKELFORD I honestly didn’t realize how hard it would be to get blood out of overalls until I was doing it myself. Especially white overalls. Charlie once told me … Continue reading

November 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Deaf-ying the Odds

BY KRISHALI KUMAR What the hell is in this coffee? It tastes like dirt steeped in gasoline. I knew I shouldn’t have ventured from the safe embrace of the Starbucks … Continue reading

November 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Day I Didn’t Die

BY SOPHIE KOSIBA Every time anything touched my skin, the searing pain reverberated across my entire body. It would always cause me to wince or sometimes scream and even more … Continue reading

August 10, 2018 · 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

blue…

BY LAURA CUNNINGHAM one, i love you, two i cannot help this hope, the geese spill the season from the river, you don’t look up you just stay squinting and … Continue reading

July 27, 2018 · 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

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nights and Days Without You, Brother + One More

BY TAYLOR BURGIN   Nights and days without you, brother   I must learn to be careful— and what I mean is it’s the absence of you that matters,   … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pancake Batter Lips

BY ZOE NELMS   It’s not easy loving a loser like Johnny His goatee looks like coffee stains on stubbly skin and he talks funny, walks funny, acts funny when … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

65 m.y.a. + Three More

BY ISABELLA TURCINOVIC 65 m.y.a.   Light comes to catch wing arthritic ends hardened similar to  Pachycephalosaur. Crown for the reptile a head ever-changing, no three species. Ditto for Triceratops. … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hypertext High School Writers Contest, Honorable Mention: Miya Bruce

Garden By Miya Bruce Sitting in the dewy grass on a still Saturday morning, I breathe in the fresh, cold air allowing it to tickle the hairs in my nose. … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hypertext High School Writers Contest, Honorable Mention: Angel Lopez

Time Seems to Slow By Angel Lopez There were six crosswalks: four to connect the streets and two that ran diagonally from one street corner to the other to make … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · 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

3rd Place Fiction, Hypertext High School Writers Contest: Dahlia Marcia

Five Feet from the Door by Dahlia Marcia There was a little house in the middle of nowhere.  It was two stories high and made of lovely red bricks with … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Skin

  by Jay Cruz Writer’s Statement:  I created this piece when I began to address my dysphoria; it was my way of laying it all out on the table and realize … Continue reading

September 4, 2016 · Leave a comment