Not Affectionate

A poem by Sherwin She placed her fingers on my cheek, And I watched as her lips disappeared, Replaced by her perfect white teeth, And a small but charismatic smile form. Yet I swore I was not affectionate. Her hair slowly fell over her eyes, And I had no choice but to fix it. What…

Nostalgia

Photos by Ankita Daisies Grapes Amsterdam Boats Brussels Flowers Brussels Statues Clock Ankita is a junior.  She says, “My camera is a simple compact Canon camera, but it is pretty good at taking photographs (although I am currently trying to get a DSLR for better picture quality and more control over the different aspects of…

Robin

Ananya, a junior, used Wacom Bamboo Tablet and Pen and Paint Tool SAI to create this image. She says, “I was inspired to create this image after finishing a book by Clive Woodall, who writes about birds living in the English countryside.”

Awake

a free verse poem by Kristine I am the flickering flame of a burning candle, The wandering foot prints in The middle of the woods. I fall into space With an endless hunger for stars. Quietly, I tiptoe Into the universe with bright eyes, Exploring every corner for a Piece of myself. When I look…

Poetry 4 You, a self-published book

Poetry 4 You by Malisa POETRY 4 YOU is a delightful collection of original poetry written by ten-year-old, Malisa Ray. A wonderful mix of ancient Indian heritage and modern American upbringing, Malisa shares her profound understanding of human nature with us while we journey with her through the wondrous innocence of youth. Leaving no experience…

Layers of a Girl

A poem by p.d. Her leather jacket Is the top layer, Black and bold, Reflecting Her false confidence. Underneath, She wears a long sleeve Chic blouse, Radiating Her grace. Dig a little deeper, And you find Her camisole, A soft white, Her fragility. But the last layer, That no one will ever see, Plain, black…