By: Nandhini What lingers in the dark is unknown to most The inaudible footsteps The swish of the curtains As they walk amongst us like great kings of the past The ghosts, The ghosts Are here to haunt   And as one comes upon The realization That there is a presence A presence amongst him That […]

By: Kiera K. I sat up groggily and looked around. I was in. . .a forest? No, that didn’t make sense. Yet. . . it was true: I was in a tiny clearing.    “Why am I in this clearing?” I wondered.     I tried to remember the last place I had been, but despite my struggles, […]

By: Varsha V. I first figured out that Life’s a fight The moment I stepped Into this world The moment I saw people being Tormented Terrorized Tortured Because of how they look The number that the measuring tape reveals when it’s pulled around your waist The layers of cosmetics applied onto your face To look […]

By: Pineapple Blueberry “That’ll be $4.50, ma’am” The barista in the coffee shop spoke with a smooth, hippie voice that begged me for money. “Oh, and we don’t take credit cards.” The barista smiled, but I wanted to tear her face off. What type of coffee shop doesn’t take a credit card? I was never […]

Book Review By: Molang B. This story receives a   Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard This society is divided. The Reds are regular people, just like us; the Silvers have powers that are out of this world. They think that Silvers are superior just because of these “superpowers,” and the Reds won’t disagree. They would […]

By: Pineapple Blueberry The depressing truth behind the transformation of a child into an adult during the Great Depression of America’s 1930’s. The clopping sound of horse’s hooves reverberated through the valley. The child lay on the rocks finally content after days of slowly rotting away. The kind stranger–a camera man–had given him water and […]