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By: Megan Finsel She      Asked           For                Escape   Bio: I’m a Special Education major with a love for books. Writing is my passion; it is how I connect with the world and share my thoughts and emotions. To get to know me more you need to read my stories because I put a piece of…

Constellations

By: Danielle Dean   Suspended up in the sky millions of miles and worlds away hangs a string of stars connected only by a few threads of twinkling stardust. Dwindling high above your head and my own, I spot the Orion. There’s the Milky Way lodged up there, too, or so I’ve read. The books…

Hidden Forever

By: Michelle Valkov   My body lingers its pale skin. The cold, sticky mud wrinkled my bones, Into pigments of dust, mustered into cones. Death was something I felt, and lived. No sound, and no light to look to. Not a dream, I already knew too. Faint noises driving my insanity. A real nightmare vanity.…

Purgatory Steel

By: Bluefin Jones   Freezing fires, freezing lives, on the winded path so old, Through the frost-bitten hail storms, so distant from home.   Crossing frosty plains so bleak, little signs of life, Through the dead forest ghosts, we’ll make our mark now. Still burning towards our destiny, we traveled on and on, Pierce the…

Dangerous Love

By: Bluefin Jones   Paper. Just paper. Only paper. Your paper. My paper. Our paper. It’s feel after you dry your hands; goosebumps. It can cut. Cuts shallow but feels deep. Words, pictures, words, pictures, words, pictures. A love letter on paper can be bad. Too bad.   A cover letter is so smooth of…

Regret

By: Monica I Castro   Sing me a song of silver let It flow gracefully in the wind A thousand pent up memories Like penchants strung on a whim   Whispers ripple through each moment Cool rings that burn leaving no trace True fire need not mark each sin   Executer, please, you need not…

Road Rage

By:Helen M. Ulrich That Person cut me off on the highway today. Maybe that Person was having a bad day. Maybe that Person was rushing to the hospital. Maybe that Person was late picking up their child from school, or…      was late for a flight,          was late for school,            was late for work,             was late…