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Secrets of the House

Author: Kaleigh DePetro Grade: 11th at Woodbridge Senior High School 2nd place Live Arts Contest     Secrets of the House   There are secrets in this house. I can feel

Leaf in the Fall

Author: Lexi Baysinger Year: Sophomore at Greenville College   Leaf in the Fall It had been a good year. I still remember unfolding from the bud that I started out as

Rooted

Author: Annie Reyes Year: Sophomore at Greenville College   Rooted She resembled an oak tree. Tethered by the seasons that carved their initials unto its trunk. Not once shaken by the

Black and White

Author: Sophie Jupillat Year: Senior at Rollins College  Black and White Black high heels clicking on the smooth cement, white from the morning sun White collared shirt, with shadows black, the

Ghost

Author: Haley Lunde Grade: 12th at Carlton High School 1st place Live Arts Contest   Ghost As I sat in the school hall this morn’ I took notice of the wakening

I AM WHO I AM

Writer: Kelsey Kirk Year: Graduate from Shorter University   I AM WHO I AM   El Shaddai, The Lord God Almighty, Our Sustainer; El Elyon, the Most High God; The Extreme

A Welsh Confession

Name: Heather Burdsall Undergrad at Messiah College 1st place Live Arts Contest       A Welsh Confession   It’s not on the hillside I find him Anointing lambs’ wounds with

Secrets of Eugene Onegin

Name: Julia Fowler Year: Junior at Southwestern University 1st place Live Arts Contest Secrets of Eugene Onegin The air was full, and it was full incomparably, with light and clarity and

Pictures in My Heart

Author: Siqi Liu Grade: 11 at Naperville Central High School 1st place Live Arts Contest Pictures in My Heart As I walked home from school one dreary afternoon, the usual pool

The Plague of Winter

Name: Colby Rouchka Grade: 11th at Edwardsville High School 1st place Live Arts Contest The Plague of Winter As the brisk winds wash over the earth, Death becomes abundant. As the