The Delta Statement

Ill Punch You if You Screen Shot Me Again

I’ll Punch You if You Screen Shot Me Again

Bugg Davis February 15, 2017

"Hey, snap me, wouldya?" My grandma peeped over my shoulder, and read my text message. She asked me what that even meant. I told her not to worry too much about it- it was just kid stuff. *snap*...

Anthem

Anthem

Nick Houston February 12, 2017

Yellow Brick Roads, Yellow Brick Walls There is no place like home Chocolate Chip Cookies to Dorothy Like Red is to White Like White is to Blue Like Black is to me. Rouge, Rouge, Rouge Ancestors...

Attenuation

Attenuation

Nick Huston January 31, 2017

After the power surge, Mama got stuck inside her laptop. It was awkward at first, having to leave the tabs open while I was at school so she would have something to do. When I called the IT guy, He said, “Trust...

Reckless Scrutiny

Reckless Scrutiny

Jimmieria Chillis December 8, 2016

Reckless Scrutiny by Jimmieria Chillis Bulging eyes, pupils dilated Hands red Voyeurism unjustified. Searching eyes have infringed upon a most private moment. Frantically, shut the windows of...

How to Tie Your Shoes

How to Tie Your Shoes

Nick Houston December 6, 2016

Sipping roasted coffee, Sun rays caressing the wood grained desk, September breeze blowing gently through the window Rustling graded papers, Blue birds hum songs of joy In the tri-colored trees outside, Voices...

Papa Ain’t in the Top Left

Papa Ain’t in the Top Left

Nick Houston December 3, 2016

My skin is wrinkled cloth Indigo paper child Sunburnt polyester Sixty percent cotton Interweaved with nylon Sunburnt polyester Sixty percent cotton Interweaved with nigga. Papa part of that too. Papa...

Bobby’s Hymn

Bobby’s Hymn

Nick Houston December 2, 2016

Bobby want a big gun Like all the other boys Always runnin da streets. Cause they told him to go Kill Kill Kill Kill Kill Kill. Lenses locked, camera Isn’t rolling. bang. No Vest,...

How I Feel

How I Feel

Jimmieria Chillis November 21, 2016

Drowning in procrastination. Sinking in piles of pills, paint brushes, and papers. Waves of sleep and numbness keep pummeling me. I’m tired. I’m tired of being told how, when, what, and where. I...

Burn Up the Writers

Burn Up the Writers

Bugg Davis November 10, 2016

Burn up the Writers By: Bugg, 10/31/16 If writing exposed people it would be illegal. That's why we have editors for our editors. That's why it's all done online now. They couldn't burn up all...

The Book of Mom

The Book of Mom

Nick Houston October 29, 2016

Nick turned five today, he hid behind a door in the hallway and jumped out as I walked by, laughing.   I get scared when people or things jump out at me. Sure everyone does, but I really hate it...

Ars Amatoria

Ars Amatoria

Nick Houston October 28, 2016

I read somewhere, maybe in my girlfriends’ Cosmo or some Buzzfeed list, that Dr. Pepper makes vaginas stink. Crazy Right? That would suck for me because I absolutely love that shit. Then...

ILY

ILY

Nick Houston October 28, 2016

ILY If I were to cut out my heart, I would use a lobster fork And a butter knife, Wipe it w/ a paper towel And take a pic. I’ll txt it 2 u So u can keep it 4ever.