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Cicada Shells

Ashton Gares, Contributing Artist

May 10, 2018

The thunderstorms in Dallas always amaze me. Though it rains until Fall rears its auburn head, It hails when Winter awakes from its deep slumber. The power lines break every Winter, but this doesn’t make a difference. The apartme...

Best Friend

Jonathan Garcia, Contributing Artist

May 10, 2018

Like a Rainbow after a hurricane You shine on through the melancholy clouds Wow… Can’t believe it’s been five years All those tears Cheers we had Like an alcoholic man wanting more beer I want to hear more spoofs;...


Gabby McKinney, Contributing Artist

May 10, 2018

The sun was playing hide and seek with the clouds My heart was breaking into pieces like glass I felt as if a piece of me was missing Old memories of he and I replayed in my mind like an old movie Tears were rolling...

Crystal Clear Day

Isaiah Landgren, Contributing Artist

May 10, 2018

Crystal clear day, the sky, baby blue, spread over the pond like a wet glass table. On this certain day, there were no moody clouds or musty fog, so the sun perched on us like a bright beam of a huge flashlight. Moving fast al...

In His Room

Damon Penn Gilbert, Contributing Artist

May 10, 2018

It was warm and windy against my cold skin The few rays of sunlight fighting to breakthrough The blinds. My head lay motionless on his warm chest the steady, Calm rhythm of his heartbeat, watching one of the Many romance...

Vacation Beach

Jose Vasquez, Contributing Artist

May 10, 2018

The hot humid breeze rushing through my body The sun rays reflecting on the blue water, bright in my eyes blinding the beautiful view in front. Hot sand burning the plant of my feet. Goggles laying on top of coolers. Cameras shutter...


Lupita Marin, Contributing Artist

May 10, 2018

The warm air Very little light Turning on and off in my head Hearing nothing but silence Not moving, not feeling my legs Doctors around me Trying to help me walk I feel tears dripping down my face Could I do th...

Thoughts and Views

Monica Mata, Contributing Artist

May 10, 2018

It was a windy and gloomy day, With not much light, But it was the perfect day. I wasn’t moving Frozen I stayed by the view. Millions of thoughts through my mind A faint voice I heard At a distance My father calling...


Jerrvont’e Ivery, Contributing Artist

May 10, 2018

When I heard the news I almost died I can’t even lie that left me damaged inside you’re all I got how you try to leave? lonely I’m here every step of the way even in the dark lying numb with no feeling left in...

The Track Meet

Angela Ibarra, Contributing Artist

May 10, 2018

Darkness Spotlights pointed all around the track Wind pushing me back Making me feel still Voices in my head Waiting for the sound of the gun shot Different people from different schools Eyes pointed at me Didn’t believe...

Warm Floors

Julio Enrique Amaya, Contributing Artist

May 8, 2018

In the windy streets And heavy snow the city that is 3/7 chicken 2/3 cat & ½ goat. The place where warm floors make you feel home. Warm floors; the place that hid me from monsters, warm floors; the place that made r...

Best Friend

Cheyenne Louw

April 30, 2018

Cloudy Gloomy Dark I felt frozen Ice cold inside Quiet Dark Alone Sitting further from the casket Hoping it wouldn’t feel as real Grandma was crying The sound of pain like nails on a chalk board My family;...

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