The Delta Statement

The Place

The Place

Selby Matyakubova, Staff Writer March 22, 2018

I'll tell you, guys, about a place Where there's no evil, only good, Where there are warm and sunny days, And skies are luminous and blue. I love that place, I miss that place, But there's no...

that is the rock itself

that is the rock itself

Kole Oakes , Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2018

(mostly,) when Sisyphus was pushing the rock his hands would sting and his bones would start to ache and in those moments he'd be too tired to keep going and let the rock roll   down while...

Nostalgia

Nostalgia

Fangsu Li, Staff Writer March 21, 2018

The moon is still bright outside, An unspeakable feeling welled up in my mind. The stars are still shining in the sky, But why do I feel chilly and lonely? When I consider everything that grows, A...

Too Mechanical for Cats

Too Mechanical for Cats

Kole Oakes , Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2018

“spirit want more spirit” in the form of spirit because the form craves spirit   all's the form of spirit no need to look for spirit look at spirit – look at cat   looking...

Tonight, I Prayed for You

Tonight, I Prayed for You

Lajuana Banger, Staff Writer February 28, 2018

Tonight, I Prayed for You  Kneeling would put me in so much pain  but not in as much pain as I am now  I'm at war with an enemy, who only speaks tranquility....  dark en-caved thoughts blankly...

Alone

Alone

Selby Matyakubova, Staff Writer February 20, 2018

As days pass by, And life goes on, I realize: I'm all alone. I get depressed, I feel confused, Can't fight it now, I'm not that strong. As months pass by, And life goes on, I understand: I'm...

Five Seconds; or The Time it Takes to Decide

Five Seconds; or The Time it Takes to Decide

Kole Oakes, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2018

right now           four drafts of suicide stuffed in pocket – an extension cord wrap around neck not enough alcohol to last through the chokes and spit I am my little brother's birthday....

Not a Sleeping Beauty

Not a Sleeping Beauty

Avery Wall , Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2018

Tick-tock Here we go again Blank walls and counting popcorn The ceiling is slacking Tick-tock Wakefulness drags on Leaving me with no chance The moon rises Bright and proud Tick-tock The sleepless...

His Eyes

His Eyes

Hailey Alderman, Staff Writer February 20, 2018

His deep blue ocean marbled with wonders of green Underneath that beautiful color multiplied Mysteries that will never be unseen. Creatures swim aimlessly trying to be untied Others trying hard to...

Who am I

Who am I

Wenqi Hu, Staff Writer February 19, 2018

Lights come out through the window-shades Now I can see the stranger in the glass: Distorted smile The blues tunes are screaming on the radio Raindrops take away remorse tears I moan My despair...

In the Cut of the Mountain

In the Cut of the Mountain

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher February 17, 2018

Quiet and still, gazing down the slopes— only blinking when necessary. Vision flickers from one tree to the next. Each never ending from top to bottom. Taking in the large distance between the...

For Stoneman Douglas High School

For Stoneman Douglas High School

Rebecca Dickson , Staff Writer February 15, 2018

Lockers Slam Book Bags Zip Clumsy chatter fills the Hall Dry Erase Markers Squeak “Good Afternoon Class” Binders Open, Pages Turn “Did you Do the Homework?” Bam, Bam, Pow Screams...