A Bird With Small Bones – Tan Ruey Fern

Today we have a dystopian short story by Tan Ruey Fern. In this version of the future, main character Songthrush tries to cope with her guilt and climate anxiety. Up and down the garden fence, she strung up the corpses of cans. Cans from the vending machine, cans from the stores, cans from every streetContinue reading “A Bird With Small Bones – Tan Ruey Fern”

The Grey Marshes – Becky

This short story, “The Grey Marshes” by Becky, showcases a fierce girl named Helga choosing her next step in life. The marsh had always felt like Helga’s home, in all of its emptiness. The place was bare and open and alone. One lone tree stood out in the center of the marsh, its leaves fallenContinue reading “The Grey Marshes – Becky”

Redemption of the Frog (With Romanian Words and Phrases) – Skipper

This retelling of “The Frog Prince” by Skipper beautifully presents the theme of redemption. The biting wind lashed against her cheek, whipping her long, dark hair into a frenzy. Part of her longed for the warmth and comfort of her bed, but she knew she must press on. She spared one last look for theContinue reading “Redemption of the Frog (With Romanian Words and Phrases) – Skipper”

Soar: The Story of a Kite – T. Calah

Today’s piece is a poem titled “Soar: The Story of a Kite”, which explores a unique theme that shows that sometimes the things that restrict us are there for a reason. The author, T. Calah brings the theme to life with the use of a kite-themed metaphor.

What is A Pet? – Angel C.

About the Author Angel C. enjoys playing violin, crocheting stuffed animals, and reading.  She wants to be a vet when she grows up.  This is one of her first poems, but she is excited to learn more about how to write a great poem. Her cat, Mellie, inspired this piece. Mellie is a Siamese cat,Continue reading “What is A Pet? – Angel C.”