HYPERNOVA LIT

A Stellar Flare of Young Adult Writing and Visual Art

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Cars

BY RORY Cars A 5’ 9’’ high school girl walked through the hallways. She had headphones, jeans, a tank top, and a jacket on. She liked rap, horror movies, junk … Continue reading

March 2, 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

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

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

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

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

How to Read a Bouquet

BY CAITLIN MUSICH, 2022 Dear Corona, I present you with this bouquet of flowers as I sit alone in my room. Now, don’t be flattered. All these flowers together don’t … 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

As I Recline

BY THEO As I recline on pillow slip softlyOr stir in stillness of a new day’s morn,I contemplate my lack of ipseity,Like a fatherless Christ I am forlorn. Even a breath … Continue reading

November 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

My Way Home

BY GWENYTH LEE “Camouflage yourself, keep your legs together, you’re interpreting a boy…” all my life I was informed I had to be feminine. I was a child, yet I … Continue reading

October 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

What Are We Hiding?

BY YVETTE AGUILAR August 9 He hasn’t moved, or shifted his glance. I don’t think he ever will. He’s only a few feet away, but  he won’t acknowledge my presence. … Continue reading

October 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Gaia’s Silent Regret

Star BY ALEXA THEOFANIDISitalicized lines are taken from Maggie Nelson’s Bluets Long before either wave or particle;before light perched in the fleshof our scorched skirts; when his eyestugged at the … Continue reading

September 9, 2020 · 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

Melanin Queen

BY AMBER JACKSON Melanin Queen Do not let them tell you what to do For it is your body, And you choose what to debut Melanin Queen Do not be … Continue reading

April 22, 2019 · 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

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

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