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A Life of Wonder

Emma Bean, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 28, 2016

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I wish to have a life that is far from quiet. I want stories to tell about an adventure, a terror, and a kiss. I want to stand on the front lines of a riot, Plunge head first into an abyss. I want to dance atop gre...

Gasping, Clawing

Kimma Dunnahoo, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 28, 2016

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I was born here, into a life of stability. I was born into something I didn’t want, something I didn’t need. I thirst for adventure, but what I’m left with are the same crumbling curbs, The same sun who rises at daw...

Loneliness

Emily Nichols, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 27, 2016

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Loneliness burns itself in the hearts of fragile people. Loneliness rings in the neglect of sitting alone in a crowded room and in the happy conversations of the people surrounding yet keeping their distance. Loneliness p...

Latina

Kerstie Laurence, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 27, 2016

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Traffic filled streets Working men, working women Working for a living wage Barely making ends meet   Bad government in the rising El copetes as our president El Chapo roaming somewhere free Kate de...

The Proposal

Zhiqi Wang, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 26, 2016

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http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/woman-asks-boyfriend-marry-steak-7470739 “Will you marry me?” Those four words had seemed so elusive and magical only moments ago. A proposal was romantic and defining, the subject of many wome...

Haunted

Kendra Barkley, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 26, 2016

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I’ve always lived in the town of Saince. We have a lot to offer here, cheap prices, good weather, and awesome houses.The most popular attraction however, is the haunted cave mine. These attractions claim to be haunted, yet m...

It’s A Dog’s Life For Me

Kayla McCaskill, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 25, 2016

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I am a dog. Specifically I am a mutt. My owners have said that they don’t know what breed specifically because they adopted me from a friend. My life is a good one. I just moved into a new house with my owners and they seem ha...

Luna

Yi-Hsiu Wang, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 25, 2016

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It was there, outside my window once again. The light shone through my window panes, breaking into every facet of my life. Like clockwork, as the sun set, the terror assaulted my senses. Where did it come from, I asked myself...

Princess and the Pea

Justin Chen, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 24, 2016

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So I bet all of y’all know the “Princess and the Pea” story when y’all were kids right? The one where the princess had trouble sleeping cuz of a pea under the mattresses and from that, she married the prince and lived ha...

Geschichte

Andrew Weir, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 24, 2016

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I can’t believe I let her get away with it. I can’t believe I gave such a shallow, superfluous, scat-bag my pity. My name is Rumpelstiltskin, and it doesn’t matter who knows it anymore. I worked in the king’s castle, well, not r...

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