High School Contest Third Place Winner Poetry: “The girl in front”

by Ya'Rose Sambou The girl walks over and talked to turned backs She talked and talked with no response Until she turned her back, did they talk They talked and talked but she didn't understand  While the girl in the front, watches  The girl looks over and catches her eye She walked and walked until … Continue reading High School Contest Third Place Winner Poetry: “The girl in front”

High School Contest Third Place Winner Fiction: “90 Day Ghost”

by Sarah Boyt Alyona knows not where she is going nor what she is doing. All she knows is that is must get away. She must get away from it all: the barn with the tacky halloween decorations, her fiance’s so called friends that call her a gold digger and tell her to go back … Continue reading High School Contest Third Place Winner Fiction: “90 Day Ghost”

High School Contest Second Place Winner Fiction: “Sardines”

by Aliki Dimitoglou “Dear AJ,        I wish I could tell you this ends well for you.”   I paused, the rain falling on the paper I was reading off of, slightly smudging the words.         “You were definitely not perfect. You didn’t get straight A’s in high school, you didn’t have a huge group of … Continue reading High School Contest Second Place Winner Fiction: “Sardines”

High School Contest Second Place Winner Poetry: “The Pencil”

by Rebat Matin Erasing away the mistakes of others and making it my own, Changing my colors from a bright pink to a gloomy grey. Eroding away slowly but continuing to make progress. Only when my head is lost into minuscule pieces of rubber am I abandoned. When I have nothing left I am forgotten. … Continue reading High School Contest Second Place Winner Poetry: “The Pencil”

High School Contest First Place Winner Fiction: “The Man”

by Alexander Choi The dilapidated road had a myriad of cracks in its asphalt as I cruised along the pavement. The blazing sun illuminated the land with rays penetrating through my windshield, hindering my vision of the road. I could faintly hear the wind whispering in my ear when  I took a glimpse of the … Continue reading High School Contest First Place Winner Fiction: “The Man”

High School Contest First Place Winner in Poetry: “Don’t Tell Me”

By Sa'Raye Wynder-Burs Don’t tell me the world doesn’t accept me, Those that love me keep me warm In a bed full of blankets With the hope that i’ll endure Don’t tell me my dreams can’t reach you, I have a pen to write them down Those to break my words As I string them … Continue reading High School Contest First Place Winner in Poetry: “Don’t Tell Me”

Big Fight in FortReal Chapter 1

By Chaher Alzaman Chapter One 0. A flying punch pushed through the cold air. It missed, but the fight carried on.  Now there were more cheering and rowdiness in the crowd.  The fight heated up, and the crowd engulfed more crowd.  More punches were thrown, and the crowd asked for more.  Outrageously, one of the spectators seemed to be moving … Continue reading Big Fight in FortReal Chapter 1