Fiction: “Red Wrangler”May 1, 2020 | Cydney Smith
Not a Corvette, or a BMW, but a bright red Wrangler. It’s a Jeep, he told me he had saved it for occasions like this. That explains why he rides his bike everywhere, he says it isn’t just a car, … Read More
Fiction: “Soul Mates”April 20, 2020 | Juliette Pangilinan
They stayed up waiting for this moment. Ever since they were little, it was this day that meant the most to them. Alexa and Betty, short for Elizabeth. It was going to be their 16th birthday and their soulmate’s first … Read More
Fiction: “Sweet Dreams”April 20, 2020 | Maya Beals
“Coronavirus has just now moved up to having a total of 37,820 deaths and 165,659 recovered globally. We’re encouraging that everyone stay inside and follow the instructions on the quarantine to help decrease the upward trend in some of these … Read More
Fiction: “She Purred”April 20, 2020 | Adam Aziz
The daybreak had woken her up. The air was cool as the night’s showers had made it, and her damp fur was spiking around the edges. Nifty was along the corner, drinking out of the old soup bowl which had … Read More
Fiction: “Spontaneous Robbery”February 11, 2020 | Elizabeth McDonnell
I’m currently slumped on my carpetless, hardwood floor. I sold my couch to pay for last month’s rent. My back hurts from sleeping on this cold surface every night. Not to mention I’m sick from yet another common cold.
With … Read More
Fiction: “One More Night”February 3, 2020 | Aiden Imran
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following piece involves references to suicide that some may find upsetting or triggering. If you or anyone you know needs help, please reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline, 1-800-273-8255.
She hates her sister’s curtains, she … Read More
Fiction: “Just Another Day”January 13, 2020 | Elizabeth McDonnell
My blaring alarm shakes me violently out of my sleep. I lazily slam my hand onto it to shut the damn thing up. I miss the first time and groan. I hit it repeatedly, still not opening my eyes, until … Read More
Fiction: “Shears”January 2, 2020 | Ra'saan Stevens
When I pictured my death, I never thought it would occur in a supply closet surrounded by dirty mops and cleaning agents. When I pictured my first school fight, I never thought I’d have to arm myself with a pair … Read More
Fiction: “When It Happens”December 8, 2019 | Aiden Imran
The first time it happens, Caleb has no idea what’s happening, but Tafida clearly seems to be in the hang of this, and she tries curling herself into his chest. He looks down and realizes her breathing is erratic, and … Read More
Fiction: “My Sister’s Texts”December 8, 2019 | Gianna Giordano 1
I am telling you this is real. I promise. I can’t go through any of that again. Let me take you back, you need to believe me.
I woke up yesterday morning, brushed my teeth, got dressed… everything normal. I … Read More
Fiction: “My Ghost”November 11, 2019 | Paige Besante
To My Ghost,
It was nice to see you again today, and I promise, I will find a name for you soon. Today, I had a super long day at work, but I’m glad to be home now to … Read More
Fiction: “Jordan Brown, CSI”October 1, 2019 | Angelo Chavez
It is currently 5:15 on a Monday afternoon, August, 2018. My name is Jordan Brown.
I am part of a CSI Unit for the police department of JCPD. There was a crime scene that occurred earlier today. It happened … Read More
Fiction: “Detective John O’Connor, BPD”February 7, 2019 | AJ Perrenod
My name is John O’Connor and I am a detective in the Boston Police Department and this is my report on the events of January 16th – January 25th 2008.
My partner James Ryan and I were heading out to … Read More