The Water Rises

Annika Sellke, Freshman, Newberg, Oregon   Rain fills the bioswale as the curtains sway with the soft breaths of a fluffy white dog who wishes to sleep his energetic morning away. The two boys near me discuss the new game, while beside them I find my mind pulled astray in search of a different, more nostalgic day…   I watch… Read more →

The Cinematic Voyage

Jaya Armstead, Senior, Writing, Dallas, Texas   The radiant lights illuminate the dark night sky Like a guiding beacon of light in a barren sea As a stranded ship I sail closer to the source of light This is the place where I was meant to be   The scent of salty buttery popcorn greets my nose with a kiss… Read more →