A thought,a warm smile, a delicate touch from a passing companion. Return the gesture, a joyful laugh. Passing on down the glaring halls: Step, step, step. Move just keep moving. Stumble, a panicked soul. World spinning, breath choked and raspy. Bodies file along, faces unseen, voices jarring, piercing the skull. A forced composure, straining to … Continue reading Poem-Catalina D.
When I lived in Texas I was around 9 years old. My father had signed me up for football. I was on the 4-5th grade team, my brother got put on the 2-3 grade team. I really enjoyed it, I had friends and people were just so funny on the team, I wasn’t the best … Continue reading Free Write-Vincent M.
It was the first day of the nationals competition and I was getting ready for it with small group from my cheer team. There are two days for the competition, and at the end you add up the points from each day and see who wins. it was our turn to go on the mat … Continue reading FW – Gabby B.
A regular day. Another week. My dog gave me a panic attack. It was the day of November the 25th in 2020 and that afternoon I let my dog out. Almost an hour passed, and I went to go looking for him thinking one of my family members let him in, but to my surprise … Continue reading Free write – Lost
Everyone thought that 2020 was going to be a great year. It all started last year in March. At the beginning of this worldwide pandemic everyone thought it was a joke. The school shut down for a week, and all the teachers told us to leave all the supplies in our lockers thinking we would … Continue reading Free Write – Isabella P.
4 years ago my aunts and my mom made a rule, no politics on Thanksgiving. However while the women are in the kitchen preparing dinner, and the men are watching football, rules are broken. This is around the time where my Aunt Tina comes in, she’s also my dads twin sister. She proceeds to announce … Continue reading Free Write: Thanksgiving 2020-Sophie-Marie
COVID-19 was a shock to everyone. We seemed to be in a good place in March, but everything had to be ruined. I remember March 12th was our last day of school. Crazy how that was the very last day of a normal day. That was when the whole Corona virus was a joke and … Continue reading Free-Write: Week 1, Day 2
I finish putting on my dark blue bathing suit and turn my head to look at Faye. I notice that we both have the same emotions of exhilaration and excitement at the same time. She turns her head to me, “Ready to go?” she sighs. “Ready.” I say confidently, deciding to ignore the few butterflies … Continue reading Free-Write (alex m)
It was a cold day when I was at the ear doctor with my mom. A tall building I looked up to as I closed the car door. I was so nervous because every time I go here something hurts and they almost never help me fix it. This doctors office was a typical doctors … Continue reading Free Write- Surgery
(DISCLAIMER- this is only part of a story)¨C´mon Macy this isn’t funny anymore¨ That´s one of the last things I ever said to Macy Green. We were in the beginning of our freshman year. The group was Macy Green, Adam Kage, and me Danielle also known as Danni. ¨So freshman’s, dang we´re growing up too … Continue reading Free write – Still alive
“Unexpected!” by Fariha K. A new day arrived – as always. It was an extraordinary, wonderful day at the prime of the world, Disneyland! The weather in California was simply delightful, and a new adventure awaited my family and I. Unfortunately, it was our last day in California, and after a lengthy time at every … Continue reading FW: Week 1, Day 1
We arrived at the campsite on October twenty third around six. The sky was slowly turning light grey with blue speckles scattered like a painting on a canvas. Autumn definitely made a large imapact on this area of Connecticut. With cold winds blowing to the east-west. It was snowing leaves! My friend and I dicided … Continue reading Free Write – Emily C. “Camping”
It was late in the spring, around May. I was about to land in Florida. I had been on the plane for what felt like hours. Finally, we landed and my brother and I jumped out of our seats because we were so happy. After what felt like another 3 hours we had arrived at … Continue reading Free Write- Trip to Florida
The Coronavirus ruined 2020. As if we didn’t have enough to deal with, physically and mentally, a virus was started and spread to the U.S. Within a blink of an eye, we went into quarantine. Being locked up with my family for 6 months was not the ideal situation. I wasn’t allowed to see any … Continue reading Free Write: The Global Pandemic
It was a warm, sunny day in August of 2018 when I was getting ready to go to Vancouver. The place was suggested by my dad, who had been there multiple times for his business, and he said that it was a lovely and beauteous place. I packed my suitcase with everything I needed to … Continue reading Free Write: One Stamp Away From Vancouver