Nostalgia

a flash fiction piece by Varun The fire crackled as all of us were sitting on logs. Aryam pushed some of the wood that may have fallen out.  I looked up toward the night sky. The majestic, glittering Orion shone above. The heat felt good on our cold bodies. Trees loomed around us. As you may…

Family of Time

a free verse poem by Qainat Tick– Seconds pass quickly. Long, slender arms reach out To grab whatever lies in their path, Continuously moving forward And never stopping. –Tock Tick-Tock Tick– Minutes pass quickly. Lengthy, strong arms reach out To aid their brother, Skipping and tripping Yet forever moving forward. –Tock Tick-tock– Hours pass quickly. Short,…

Express Me Rap

by Kyle Make a rap — to express me? I was like, pfft, That’s gonna be easy, Ms. D. Hey class, wassup? How you all doing? My name is Kyle Smith, And there’s a goal I’m pursuing. I wanna be a music producer, But the world ain’t nice. I gotta keep it practical To succeed…

Drawings

by Madel Here is a link to Madel’s DeviantART page:  http://madelawliet.deviantart.com/ .   Madel is a senior.  She says, “I love anime and wish to be a mangaka one day.   I like drawing, fishing, painting, singing, eating chocolate, and reading young adult romance novels. Most people either describe me as quiet and shy or loud and…

To Kiss the Red Rose Goodbye

a free verse poem by Jess This bush once held a flower, a beautiful red rose with petals in full bloom, soft to the touch with a fragrance so sweet. I spent my summer nursing this fragile rose, I spent my birthday at its side. I watered it daily, feeding its precious roots, and I…

Echoes Coffee House on December 18th at 2:45 in Choir Room!

Thursday, December 18th Echoes Coffee House, an open mic series for writers, musicians, actors, comics, rappers, artists, singers, dancers, jugglers, magicians, and other performers Collaboration: the December 18th coffee house is a joint event with ATAC (Assertive Teens Against Cancer).  ATAC has raised more than $27,000 for cancer research. Echoes is honored to be contributing to that total. Admission:…

Jay

a free verse poem by Destini My protector, my best friend, my brother. My father, my boyfriend, my husband. My everything. His chest pressed against mine. His arms, gentle but firm around my waist. His heartbeat echoing against my ears, As my head falls into rhythm with his chest. I feel his breath tickle my cheek.…