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  • Opinion > Social Issues / Civics
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    Dear Editor, Many teenagers have mental and emotional disorders, including various forms of depression. There are many resources for people struggling with depression, but teenagers often refuse these services, opting instead to romanticize their depression. They believe that depression is deep...
  • Nonfiction > All Nonfiction
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    You claim it’s too much of a hassle to be politically correct. I was drafted into political correctness when I was three. The moment I held her fragile, teeny body, I learned how to include everyone. I was forced to open my mind and my heart to people of all different walks in all different moc...
  • Nonfiction > Personal Experience
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    I believe in writing. I believe in words, flowing out of a six-inch piece of plastic and ink, carefully crafted to express an emotion, tell a story, create closure, or open new possibilities. I believe that lines can turn into letters, which can turn into syllables, then sentences, then paragraphs,...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    A human who cannot sing is a penguin Biology ordains she receives Gentle, powerful wings And although she tries She cannot fly She envies seagulls And societal rituals Hiding from what she should be Trying, failing, so painfully sorry So she throws herself into the sea Dying to drown in l...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Okay. Emptiness. Frustration, love, being so unbelivably lost. The answer is right in front of you, but it's in a language you can't read (just yet). You want to know, to be able to put a name to a face, but it's impossible. So you drown. You lose yourself and focus solely on learning...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    There she stands Two books in her hands Fumbling with symbols And imagery riddles Balancing pages as good as blank Juggling conversations she could paint Easily It seems She is terrified of the shelf on the second floor Pages she'd fall in love with holding scenes she would abh...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    It is so cold. Karma, or coincidence, Clawing at, corroding any warmth We once kept in our furnace Because a crazy man Came and chopped our creations down Until they couldn't be reignited And so we shiver in the chilly air Where our comfort once kept us sane And now only our choke...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    There is something in the air of December That is detestable A sort of formidable kindness That forces the muscles to Contract and r e l e a s e Desperately grasping at Any sliver of comfort Any hope of fertility or sanctity In the raw, violating, relentless winds Carrying the scent of co...
  • Hot Topics > What Matters
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    With shaking hands And calm, even breaths, I placed a brown paper bag Over my Christmas present. I suppose she gifted it With the intentions of her eldest granddaughter Becoming even more beautiful; With the hopes I would purchase real makeup at the local drugstore— Real, synthetic carcino...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    And in that moment, I looked above myself to find A single, white-hot star Drowned in the dark ocean of cosmic fabric. And in that moment, I understood how, several millennia ago, Man felt such a connection with those nebulas, An understanding inside the Soul of the Universe, An...
  • Poetry > Sonnet
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    I am the ghost of a broken machine Haunting these halls, bumping into these walls Not invisible, I am heard and seen But no one sees, no one answers my calls. I'm a ghost: my life a resurrection Of what people want to see in a friend; A broken machine without correction, My wires simply unabl...

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