The Dragon – Tey Phinesse

Today we’re sharing a short story, “The Dragon” by Tey Phinesse. This story is an intriguing exploration of the dark side of heroism. Enjoy! There once was a knight in the Land of Wonder. Now, in this Land, there was a city, or a small village if we’re being particular. A dragon had terrorized thisContinue reading “The Dragon – Tey Phinesse”

That Which Cannot Be Named – Diya Kapri

Today we’re featuring the piece “That Which Cannot Be Named” by Diya Kapri. This piece dives into the struggle of trying to explain emotions and struggles in our present time. It is truly a work of art. Enjoy! It’s something which cannot be named, A feeling of which you are ashamed, When you care aboutContinue reading “That Which Cannot Be Named – Diya Kapri”

Wristwatch – Nancy

Today we’re sharing the poem “Wristwatch” by Nancy. Enjoy! Check the time on the clock under the sign – Visiting Hours Only. People lie in wards finding ways to pass the time but time is all they have and it slips slips away. Her wristwatch ticks in constant reminder. The watch keeps its shape butContinue reading “Wristwatch – Nancy”

Beautiful – Eliora P.

Today we’re featuring the piece “Beautiful” by Eliora. This piece is an exploration of our society’s definition of beauty, and how we could interpret the idea differently. Enjoy! Beautiful Do you see beauty? Beautiful. Aesthetically pleasing or meeting a high standard. Why are aesthetics the first measure of beauty? We have lost our perspective.   WeContinue reading “Beautiful – Eliora P.”

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.”

Grief and Gifts – Ashley B.

Today we’re featuring the essay “Grief and Gifts” by Ashley. This piece is the author’s reflection on the nuanced feelings that come with adoption, and what that has meant for her. Whether or not you were adopted, you’ll connect with some part of this essay. Enjoy! Today it truly hit me, adoption is the bestContinue reading “Grief and Gifts – Ashley B.”

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”