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Black Boy

Black Boy

Nick Houston October 27, 2016

Black Boy Black boy plays hooky Black boy runs Black boy got no love Black boy got no talent Black boy sprays his graffiti On a wall in Harlem A wall A wall in Harlem. Dream-stained bricks On...

The Right to Remain Silent

The Right to Remain Silent

Nick Houston October 26, 2016

The Right to Remain Silent A pecha kucha (Inspired by the iTunes top 20 chart) [Blank Space] When I was six years old My best friend was white. We smiled, laughed, And ran across the playground Trying...

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Remorseful Rage

Jimmieria Chillis September 15, 2016

I cannot speak now; Civility is at rest. quiet is no more Desire revealed the Silence ever prevails-- quieted Restraint  

Times to Come

Times to Come

Rebecca Carroll April 26, 2016

Graduation comes and goes. The future is upon us. We will make it. Let stress fade away. Breathe and let the worry out. Take in the beauty of the world.

Stuck

Stuck

Jimmiera Chillis April 20, 2016

The endless monotony The struggling ticking of the clock The loud voices quiet me I linger endlessly The swelling of my throat engulfs my many words The tonality of tone The finality of final I...

Life Moves On

Life Moves On

Rebecca Carroll, Writer March 30, 2016

You are born You are raised You are sent out into the world You are the future   You become successful Or you fail You live Or you die   The world still moves along People...

Soundtrack of Life

Soundtrack of Life

M. Brynn Bertrand March 29, 2016

Life has a soundtrack. The music is in the way we speak, The things we do, And how we feel.   Every word, Hello, Goodbye, I love you.   Every action, A hug, A...

Lunacy

Lunacy

Alecia Wilson, Copy Editor March 28, 2016

You dwell where the sun won't travel Choose to live among the unraveled "Experience is the best teacher" But how can you teach the unteachable Unthinkable Without the best teacher Taking...

Sun Drop and Mountain Dew

Sun Drop and Mountain Dew

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer March 25, 2016

Sun Drop You are all I can find, all they sale, what gets me through a day, helps me keep calm, satisfies my need, but you will never be my Mtn Dew.   Mountain Dew You are...

I Could Only Imagine

I Could Only Imagine

Aallyah Wright, Editor March 25, 2016

A world where falling in love is the easiest decision to make, and the most beautiful risk to take. A world where peace conincided with joy, and violence didn't self-destruct and destroy. A...

Loves Mystery Parade

Love’s Mystery Parade

Sheldon Ransom, Staff Writer March 25, 2016

I see your face Yet, I don't know your name You come to me in my dreams Whispering the calling of my name Appearing with an outlined radiant glow I'm losing myself in your eyes Can you...

Its A Part of Who I Am

It’s A Part of Who I Am

Aallyah Wright, Editor March 1, 2016

They look at my kinks, coils, and curls and wonder how I manage to tame them. I tell them, "Its a part of who I am."   They stare at my sun kissed skin and wonder why I am not a shade...