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Nov/Dec 2014

  • enemies
  • hunger
  • everywhere God
  • and more!


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Megan Alsene, 16

Why do tears come with pain?
Wouldn’t laughter be better
to speed the healing?
Why do people cry in frustration and anger
when a cheerful countenance brings life?
What do tears…

12/18/14 at 02:40 PM

In Your Love

Adrian Agachi

I loved my grandma. She kept me in her arms
as you do when I am hurt.
I loved my grandpa. He used to chat with me
as you do when I…

12/16/14 at 03:31 PM

A World Falling Apart

Kendra Swager

When someone dies,
you can send a card
or go to the funeral;
and everybody cries with you.
But the things I’ve lost
       no one…

12/15/14 at 02:14 PM


Elaine Creasman

Today, I realize how often
I spend money to try to
make myself feel better.
When I’m down and discouraged,
my actions show I believe
more in the power of a…

12/11/14 at 03:00 PM


Richard Woodard

We love tangible things:
cars, gear, numerous possessions.
Other things exist;
but they occupy no space,
leave no paper trail.
No advertisements praise their…

12/08/14 at 02:08 PM

Renew My Strength

Tynea Lewis

My burdens pile up
as my daily duties increase.
I have few chances to get away,
to leave it all behind.
How long can I keep pushing on?
My feet are beginning to…

12/05/14 at 03:12 PM


M. Andrew Vance, 20

On February 27, 2012, three students died and another was paralyzed in a shooting at Chardon High School in Ohio.

We’ve been through pain and fear.
How can any good come…

11/29/14 at 09:40 AM


Ian Kraft

I had climbed the tree so many times,
scaling up to the higher limbs.
Then one day I reached
a heavy, cracking, breaking branch
that swayed beneath me—
and I climbed…

11/25/14 at 02:48 PM

Learn to Forgive

K. S. Hardy

Learning to forgive—
a course that everyone
must sometimes take
and the hardest
subject to teach.
The text is…

11/20/14 at 02:33 PM

Me in the Mirror

Christina Spaeth, 16

in the mirror.
All I see
I hate.
My own worst enemy.

Hair too…

11/18/14 at 12:15 PM

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