Glare

By Anonymous Lia let go of her luggage with one hand and ran it through her raven-black hair as she searched the platform for the best place to load her luggage. Being new to Hogwarts this year, she was determined to hide that fact as much as possible. Due to her parents’ apathy, she had […]

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The White Dome ~ Chapters 1-4

By “Allison Carter” ONE The hourglass nestled in my hands continued to tick down to zero, to Test Day. The day when all members of the Domes that have turned eighteen on or before the day are presented with a simulation where they face their greatest fear. The only thing that terrified me more than […]

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Colors

By Anonymous Colors and numbers. Numbers and letters. Letters and colors and sounds. Swirling and swirling and dropping him into an endless abyss. Falling. Faster. Faster. Terminal velocity. What was that word? He didn’t remember. Terminal velocity. What did it mean? He didn’t know, but he thought it was the right word. A shift. The […]

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The Woman at the Stove

By Anonymous I am 4  A summer day is spent outside  In the harsh sun Boiling Hot  The woman at the stove Yells Loud  Harsh You’re too dark I am 6 A summer day is spent outside under the shade of willow trees Loving Cool The woman at the stove  Smiles Soft Sweet  The flowers […]

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The Apocalypse ~ Chapters 1-2

By Anonymous ONE  Abby  I was sitting on the living room couch, eating my lunch, when I heard the proclamation that would change my life drastically: Billionaire Christopher Edwards dies of cardiac arrest in Broadwater Hospital. At first I didn’t realize who he was; the name sounded familiar but I simply couldn’t place where it […]

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Our Flag

By Kaitlyn Hurley ’22 Our Flag  Red, White and Blue  What does that mean to you The stars on our flag that are still there  The stripes on the flag that we see everyday Somebody raising the flag into the air in the morning  What does our flag mean to you That is a question […]

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Good-by, Because I Love You

By Amber Martin ’21 Part XXXIX written from Robert’s point of view:           Robert looked up at the house, sweating in the glaring sun as he approached. The sounds of his brother hammering drew him to the back of the house, where his brother had begun repairing a corner of one of the galleries. The sight […]

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Dear Sister

By Amber Martin ’21 Dear Sister How birds alight upon a blossomed bough, So sunlight’s golden wings upon your face; Your hair, as it encircles round your brow, Forever crowns your head in regal grace. The day I first set eyes upon you, child, Though I was young, I knew you were a gift. That […]

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