Crimson

Crimson

The End

The End

Dylan Stuflick

May 29, 2018


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The yellow tennis ball flew through the air, finally coming to a bouncing stop as it hit the dusty ground, a few scraggly weeds poking through the hard-packed earth the only visible vegetation. A burnished copper blur raced after the tennis ball, catching up to it and slowing down just long enough to...

Made For You

Made For You

Sierra Lagge

May 4, 2018


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:( I guess it’s true I was made for you But were you made for me? Cause all you ever do is make me want to scream Can’t you see?   Hmm is all you ever say No more of this All I ever feel like is a chore Sometimes I wonder if you even love me anymore Sometimes I wo...

The Decider: A Tribute to AP GOPO

The Decider: A Tribute to AP GOPO

Anastasia Reimann

April 27, 2018


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The air conditioning isn’t working again, but that’s not the only reason I can’t breathe here. There’s a restlessness itching my bones and a burning cold adrenaline radiating from my chest. And the combination is like a hammer, tap tap tap tapping. There’s no stopping it. I know this. ...

Novel Lessons

Novel Lessons

Averie Sargent

April 24, 2018


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Ever since I was young I've had a dream — a dream that I tried countless times to accomplish but never did. That dream was to write a novel. Sixty-two thousand, three hundred and fifty-five words later, it became reality. My characters have become real to me, the long hours that I stared at my comp...

Paperclips

Paperclips

Sierra Lagge

April 11, 2018


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Paperclips are binding me at the hips, I look up to you and see your lips Quivering at the very sight of me. My heart was pounding as if my body was Boundless. You, Were paperless, you never hurt Anybody. While I hurt Everybody. I was just trying to help But I can’t help but leave...

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Sierra Lagge

April 10, 2018


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I was in love with the way you looked at me. But now the only thing you do is talk at me. Why was it so hard to just @ me? I felt like a secret but at least I was one worth keeping. The pain is creeping out. The tears are coming down like the rain outside. I look at the empty driveway Hoping ...

The Truth About Loneliness

The Truth About Loneliness

Savannah Benton

April 9, 2018


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What causes the feeling of loneliness? Is it the lack of people around? Is it the way that you’re treated? Is it an absence of care or love? Everyone gets this feeling at one point, all for varying reasons. Reasons that make sense. Valid, recognizable reasons. So tell me, why is it I’m gettin...

A Red Wind, Part II

A Red Wind, Part II

Dylan Stuflick

March 21, 2018


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In all of my life, I’d never cared as little as I did now. The shackles that bound my wrists and ankles were cold, but I couldn’t feel a thing. The conversations that surrounded me were a dull hum to my ears. I had traveled over three million miles through space without saying a single word to the...

Loudly and Proudly: Julia Clark Describes her Missions Trip to Africa

Loudly and Proudly: Julia Clark Describes her Missions Trip to Africa

Julia Clark

March 8, 2018


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The sun began to rise at 6:25 in the morning, painting the sky in hues of lavender and rose. A crisp air nipped at my shoulders, the smell of dirt and grass carried in the wind. The beauty of Africa was overwhelming. On Feb. 10, my amazing missions team and I were planning to visit a school in Amur...

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