Idea – by Katelyn B.

We have always had those moments when some vague but tantalizing concept ventures into the peripheries of our minds. In today’s poem, “Idea,” Katelyn B. artfully and humorously relates her attempts to capture one of these thoughts. Idea pops out of nowhere and surprises me weaves in and out of my thoughts. I chase itContinue reading “Idea – by Katelyn B.”

First Frost – Libby P.

Today we’re featuring a lovely essay entitled “First Frost” by Libby. We love how this piece showcases Libby’s masterful use of vocabulary to express her ideas. Enjoy! The ice-frosted grass glistens in the soft light of dawn.  Glassy beads of dew bend the slender, white blades—bowing, as it seems, to hail the morning. Thrills ofContinue reading “First Frost – Libby P.”

Flight of the Butterfly – Bri C.

Today we present the poem “Flight of the Butterfly” by Bri C. Butterfly, butterfly,What do you see?Butterfly, butterfly,On a daisy. Butterfly, butterfly,Swish and swing,Butterfly, butterfly,With colorful wings. Butterfly, Butterfly,Lands on a rose,Butterfly, butterfly,Lands on my nose. Butterfly, butterfly,White and black,Butterfly, butterfly,Goes right back. Swish-swoosh swing,What a wonderful sight!When she makes her flight,Back to the flower,TheContinue reading “Flight of the Butterfly – Bri C.”

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”

Call for Submissions: Fall 2020

Submissions are open for our Fall 2020 issue. If you’re a young writer, we can’t wait to see your piece. Submit by 11/02/20, and your piece will automatically be considered for our official fall issue. Whether or not your piece is accepted to the issue, you’ll get a chance for publication on our site. WhatContinue reading “Call for Submissions: Fall 2020”

Adulthood – Mehak Aggarwal

Today’s post will be a short nonfiction piece about adulthood. It is exceptionally written and captures the feeling of change perfectly. From the author herself: “Every stage is interesting; so is adulthood, of course. So, the changes that I felt in and around myself inspired me to write this.” The more I get to knowContinue reading “Adulthood – Mehak Aggarwal”

Flower Mouth – Sammi Lee

Today we’re sharing a short story written by Sammi Lee titled “Flower Mouth.” The author is extremely talented and pens with a moving, enthralling writing style that is completely captivating. Note from the editor: This is one of my favorite short stories I’ve edited, ever, and I hope it speaks to everyone as much asContinue reading “Flower Mouth – Sammi Lee”

Note to Self- Mehak A.

Today’s piece, written by Mehak A., is a letter of encouragement addressed to herself. Dear Self, Every day you will view a new sky, so don’t feel helpless Just choose the right sunglasses and enhance your vision. Every day you will be challenged, so don’t lose your morale Consider it an opportunity and prove yourself.Continue reading “Note to Self- Mehak A.”

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”

Challenging Yourself On Stage – Bri C.

Today we’ll be sharing an amazing story titled “Challenging Yourself on Stage” written by Bri C. It depicts an experience that many people can relate to and offers relevant and applicable advice at the end. Ten-year-old Luke was unable to stop the nervous tapping of his feet. He scanned a neat violin recital program andContinue reading “Challenging Yourself On Stage – Bri C.”