HYPERNOVA LIT

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About Me and You

BY CHEYA WASHINGTON The streets were tucked into bed with a blanket of white snow, but that didn’t stop the anxiety from pumping through your veins. You were walking down … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Druggie Love

BY KIMBERLY FLORES Dear Lord, I’m on my knees, can you hear my prayers? Don’t leave me this time… I lost who I was and became a part of him. … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Painting

BY MICHAEL GLENN Smashing into the dorm room flinging the calendar and all its notes across the perfectly clean carpet, I threw my bags towards the desk and collapsed upon … Continue reading

April 10, 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

A Walk in my Shoes

BY ALYSSA EDWARDS It makes my body feel like bugs are crawling in it and my head like there’s a fire cracker going to explode. The bug feeling makes my … Continue reading

March 12, 2016 · 5 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

Cheater

By NOELLE MALDONADO A scarlet letter pinned to me, lips sealed, eyes glued shut I am a cheater. I am cold I am shaking As I write these words, Exposing … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Etymology + If I Were a Compass, I Would Point East + Object Writing

BY NATHAN KIPHART Etymology 1 Inconsistency Let this word settle on your tongue Roll it around in your mouth feel its weight its burden Detect its flavor— bitter Feel it … Continue reading

June 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

White Hearted Child (An Excerpt)

BY CLAUDIA CASANOVA [This work is excerpted from an ongoing story that takes place in a fully created alternate world. The inhabitants of this world are articulate, cat-like creatures operating within a … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · Leave a 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

I Had a Crush on Him + He Had a Crush on Me

BY INDIE NIA I Had a Crush on Him Imagination stains Reality For it forgets to follow the beat of my hummingbird heart And deliver you with smiling eyes and … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment