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Disappointment

David Sanchez, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 3, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

In my life I’ve encountered disappointments. But none compare to this one in particular. The day I came home from visiting my dad. My dog was run over. I may not have seen it happen but it was sad. That is my ...

Glitter Wars

Kendra Barkley, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 3, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

Glitter is a pain. It gets everywhere, and is impossible to move. They are like little tiny specks of shiny glue. So when I had a face full of glitter, I jumped at the chance to prank my best friend. My devious planning got interru...

If I Go Down

Christine Zhu, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 2, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

A man falls into a hole The hole is dark and lengthy From the black depths, he sings, “If I go down, I want you to come down too It’s quiet down here, and I’m quite alone. Won’t you come join me, down into death?...

Glitter Bomb

Kayla McCaskill, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 2, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

It was finally my 18th birthday and I couldn’t have been more excited. 18 was obviously an important age and so I enjoyed being able to revel in it. It was the one day of the year that was literally ALL about me for once. When ...

A Fairy Tale

Zhiqi Wang, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 1, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

Once upon a time, There lived a little girl. Her hair was black, her skin tan, her eyes sparkling with innocent knowledge.   In her hand sat, a tattered picture book. The cover was cracked, the corners cr...

Spaghetti

Briana Ochoa, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

August 1, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

Heating, boiling, and bubbling water making a sizzling sound The slow pouring of long noodles splashing all around 12-14 minutes is the key to make your tummy full of glee tomato sauce with meat adds flavor and protein ea...

Bleeding Page

Yi-Hsiu Wang, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

July 31, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

The black ink flows over the page like water, soaking everything in sight in a midnight swirl. Another pen to add to the stock, another pen for my collection. The pens build up in piles, one from a Japanese brand, another from ...

Falling Out Of Love

Ashlynn Wessels, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

July 31, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

there is beauty in falling out of love your universe becomes someone else's you see galaxies in their eyes and a future in their palms there is beauty in all of it   suddenly, they’re gone it hurts i...

Thoughts

Sofia Prieto, Guest Writer, Cretive Writing

July 30, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

Disappointments happen We think they are right but they are wrong We think they will say yes but they say no We think we will win but we won’t   We think nothing can stop us Something does We think we will stay t...

Never Enough

Anna Terry, Guest Writer, Creative Writing

July 30, 2016

Filed under Creative Life

“Be proud!” they tell me Every time I try Yet what I do is never enough And so, I ask you, why?   Why should I pour my heart and soul Into art that is never quite good enough I practice, try and tr...

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