Heart Sisters

By Nicole Lanzer

Young friendship hatched in tender spirits two A yolk of pinkies latched in child’s pact Their bond like sisters, only kin ties lacked A winning hand, the pair of hearts they drew In days of knees p...

Hwy 35 N

By Zach Netten (Undergraduate/Public Relations, English)

It was dark   I was sitting next to you in your old pickup the bed softly rattling as we moved through the night   I pointed out the moon, its round curve floating above the pines somehow ho...

Fiercely

By Chelsea Wisner (Undergraduate/Integrated Strategic Communications: Public Relations)

I will always be the girl that texts first. I will be the first to say that I miss you. I will be the first to say I love you. I will be the first to hold your hand. To wipe your tear before catching ...

A Void in my Brain

By Mai See Xiong (Undergraduate)

I hear you, but my head is a blank. I understand you, but I can’t seem to think. I know it, but I can’t seem to say it. You’re yelling at me, but I don’t have the wits....

Dusk on Pines

By Hannah Peterson (Undergraduate/Rhetorics of Science: Technology and Culture, Women's Studies)

I love a good sunset But most do not see Past trees, leaves and hues   All I can see is you on that night over west Your hand on my thigh Head – to – head We danced through our words ...

You’re Everything Like the Others

By Heather Harkins (Undergraduate/Creative Writing, Organizational Communication)

I am twenty-seven years old. We’re walking down a bustling sidewalk, my hand resting in the crook of your arm, a boisterous group of young men stumble into the street, we continue past them without ...

The Illusion of Perfection

By Natalie Hegna (Undergraduate/Accounting, Creative Writing)

Open the curtain! Sound the trumpets! It is for certain The universe I encompass!   Look here! At these ugly features This human wants to disappear! What a poor ugly creature.   What say you...

Anticipation of A Rainy Day and Other Mindless Spinning

By Alyson Simon (Undergraduate/Elementary Education)

As you fall asleep with rain in the forecast, a series of questions cross your mind. Stealing away precious minutes of goal sleep allotted time.   Is it actually going to rain? Will I wake up to ...

If You Split a Worm in Half it Grows Back From Both Ends

By Olivia Gillingham (Undergraduate)

Do we step aside when there is a worm on the wet cement crawling do we sympathize with the worm The worm is cold, and trying not to drown in the grass Do we look down at the life of the worm and think...