By Ted Griffin LIFE IS LIFE We all mess up in this roller-coaster called life We make plenty mistakes & may pay the price Life is full of great times & great memories we make So every now & then we allowed the odd mistake We make good decision at the time we think right … Continue reading Emotions of My Life
written by: Amirah Al Wassif for those who don't know the chocolate the children of poverty and the sleepers in the corners of the ancient streets for those who survived from the famine but still hungry for those boys who never dream cause they never sleep for those who don't know … Continue reading for those who don’t know the chocolate!
By: Kelli J Gavin “When people ask me how I’m doing, I want to say, this sadness is the only clean shirt I have left and my washing machine has been broken for months.” Rudy Francisco I have been reading a lot of small chapbooks and collections of … Continue reading Sadness
By Hemi Gordy It all began with a soda can. I stared at it, perplexed by the unfamiliar contraption. Turning to the stranger sitting next to me at the lunch table, I asked, “Can you open this for me, please?” I still remember the charmingly vacant expression in his blue eyes when he tore his … Continue reading Just Two People
By Marisa Paloma Williams The ocean, roaring from a window, was blue and glistened earnestly in the moonlight. Upon looking closer, one could make out the silhouette of a young girl. As May walked through the hallways she could feel hundreds of eyes on her. Everyone had known that she, May Harris, was a pathological … Continue reading The Late May Harris
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
By Chaher Alzaman Someone might ask: Where am I right now? I am bit exhausted to speak. But I'll give it my best shot. I am at what seems to be a locker room of some sort. Wait a minute! I remember now. Just a while ago I was with my team - a … Continue reading What Lies Ahead
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 Breathe In, Breathe Out Everything stops. Shaking hands, heart palpitations Throat tightens, There is someone standing on my chest Weighing me down. I am falling through space, accelerating, The world is a haze. My breath is stuck, oxygen deprived Concentration long gone. Breathe in, breathe out. Time freezes. Suddenly … Continue reading Breathe In, Breathe Out
By Ryan Quinn Flanagan research is always being protested and funded and protested again so that after a while it becomes hard to figure out where the funding begins and the protest stops in much the same way you dig a hole into the wet crimson earth and wonder about all the … Continue reading Stem Cell