We started our publication on this date in 2017 with these posts: https://academyoftheheartandmind.wordpress.com/2017/05/30/comics-by-jessica/ A comic about the casino by Jessica Ricks https://academyoftheheartandmind.wordpress.com/2017/05/30/first-story-of-the-sargullic-cycle/ A fantasy story by John Page Check these posts out to see where our editors were doing when they envisioned the website!
By Jessica Ricks Jacob, Chrissy, and Marcus made their way to the end of the long, winding street. It was getting late. Houses were starting to turn off their lights indicating that they were done giving out candy. The streets that were busy with kids, and some teenagers, going from door to door in their … Continue reading Academy Classics: Halloween’s End
By John Page Love can mean many things: Love can make you soar on wings. Love helps one get through the day-to-day, Even when stuff is not going my way Hard to believe it has only been five years Since we first met and fell in love. You are so special to … Continue reading Love
By Jessica Ricks The neighborhood was alive with Christmas lights as light flurries fell from the sky and Christmas music seemed to play everywhere I went, a constant reminder that this Christmas wasn't as merry as it usually was. Our house was decorated but under our usual tree, that was covered in lights, sparkling bulbs, … Continue reading A Christmas Gift
By Jessica Ricks Jacob, Chrissy, and Marcus made their way to the end of the long, winding street. It was getting late. Houses were starting to turn off their lights indicating that they were done giving out candy. The streets that were busy with kids, and some teenagers, going from door to door in their … Continue reading Halloween’s End
By Jessica Ricks I don’t want to live in a world Without creativity, love, peace, And happiness. But if I had to live with Pain at my core, At least it’s something I Already know...
By Jessica Ricks Most people are afraid Of the unknown. Anew relationship, Visiting a new place, Where you will go at the end of your life. Success is like death. I see myself shrouded In greatness. Being well-known, Full of happiness, That admired person who Can say “I made it.” Success requires … Continue reading The fear of success
By Jessica Ricks Your lips crush against Mine, soft and determined to Take in every taste of What you have long since Claimed as yours. Your body Envelopes me in your warmth allowing me to feel safe, Loved, and needed. Your Tongue explores my mouth in A desperate urge to feel every Inch of … Continue reading When You Kiss Me
By Jessica Ricks Everything stops. Shaking hands, heart palpitations Throat tightens, Someone standing on my chest Weighing me down. Falling through space, accelerating, The world is a haze. Breath stuck, oxygen deprived Concentration gone. Breathe in, breathe out. Time freezes. Suddenly a ghost no longer part of myself, On the outside. Nothing … Continue reading Breathe In, Breathe Out
By Jessica Ricks Your heart tries to break Through your chest, your Body heat rises and Your racing mind won't rest. The world around you freezes and Everything around you Suddenly stops in its tracks, This moment of bliss long overdue. In this unfamiliar experience The mind, body, and soul Try to … Continue reading What It Feels Like To Be In Love