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Henry Claus

Josette Amine, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 23, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

Target, my favorite place. The place where I take my children, and the place where I grew up shopping at. I have one daughter, and one son. My son’s name is Leo and my daughter’s name is Emma. They both love Target as well. ...

Hansel & Gretel

Sofia Prieto, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 23, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

Once upon a time, there was a little family that consisted of two kids, a father, and a stepmother, the stepmother wanted to get rid of the kids because of the lack of food, or at least that is the story we all know, that is ...

Love For All

Griselda Maya, Creative Writing

August 22, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

A red-heart tainted the middle of the black flag that hung across the Prim Centre’s tallest building. However, the only thing that the now-unstructured-rows of passers-by seemed to see were the odd characters written in white...

The Surgeon

Sean Askew, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 22, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

In the ambient hums of fluorescent light, The deeds of a hero are done in the flicker, the bulb as long for the world as the victim of crime.   By the light, the hero is nothing, ordinary, but by dark ambia...

Raincloud

Erik Wilson, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 21, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

The sky is ominous without care Grieving rain clouds tear up without mercy Clouds with bloodlust strike out at trees and simple grass Puddles of water collect and form lakes Droplets tap dance across these formatio...

Love

Samantha Campbell, Guest Writer Creative Writing

August 21, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

I’ll love you forever That’s what he said Limbs entangled Connected by a thread   Then the thread was weathered Through hurt and lies But it was always okay If I just looked in your eyes  ...

Complexities of Superiority Complexes   

Emma Bean, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 20, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

A position of self importance. Putting one being, group, place, idea- anything On a podium of unearned dominance. Be it race, sex, wealth or something as simple as the structure of a body and face. Judgment used t...

The Day in a Pop Star’s Life

Renee Munoz, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 20, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

When I was 12 years old I would watch the show Hannah Montana all the time. I would go to bed and dream of living a double life like Miley Stewart. So when I got the chance to be someone else besides me, I told my mother I wan...

An Outrageous Demand

Emily Nichols, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 19, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

Thomas swung his basket as he waited in line. He had come here for five very specific things. A pack of post-it notes, a pack of 12 colored pens, a pack of 12 black pens, a notepad for scratch paper, and a twenty four pack of his f...

Jonny Smelled, Coming Home

Odysseus Kirmse, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 19, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

“Dude, I’m thirsty. You got any milk?” “All we got is goat milk.” “You mean that disgusting monstrosity of a beverage, so thick you could mold it into a rope and hang yourself?” “Yes, of course. Guests need...

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