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Bad Dreams

Bad Dreams

Lyndzeahia Gardner, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

Bad dreams are scary pictures in your mind Bad dreams are you going blind Bad dreams is your brain fighting fear Bad dreams are you stuck in the same year  Bad dreams is a spirit filled with hate  Bad dreams is you as food on a plate  Bad dreams are unfortunate pasts Bad dreams...

Motivation

Motivation

Siarrah Taylor, Staff Poet

December 5, 2019

Breathe…don’t think about how school is harder to learn than Japanese. What’s happening...I went to choir now all of sudden I can sing ...,but that don’t mean nothing to me because I have this I don’t care mindset about school, it makes the hours longer but I don’t notice, I need home mo...

The World

The World

Savannah Brown, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

My heart is going crazy and beating so fast I feel like I’m about to crash on the floor, I’m on the floor and looking and looking there’s no place to call home. Mass pain, no gain I’m riled up it’s all a game with evil characters and evil people in the world. How can anyon...

Ocean of despair

Ocean of despair

Abigail Noll, Swoop Producer

October 3, 2019

I’m drowning in my thoughts, In an ocean of despair, But I wasn’t always like this, I wasn’t always here. I was walking along an ocean shore, With my feet in the damp sand, When a wave of sadness swept me off my feet, And suddenly I couldn’t breathe, Suddenly I couldn’t speak, Suddenly...

Love is pain, but I love it

Love is pain, but I love it

Tirsit Enbackom, Campus Editor

October 3, 2019

My heart, It beats, pumps, Breaks, repairs, hurts, And many things more. My heart quenches with the Thirst for love, And the pain in it. But how much does one’s love, Tied with the pain, Consume before it snaps? They fade like a shadow illuminated by light, Fade like the falling sunset that...

A Family Trip to Ethiopia

A Family Trip to Ethiopia

Nikoy Rooyakker, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

It was in the fall of 2018 when the day the rest of my family and I had been waiting for finally arrived. The Rooyakker family was going to Ethiopia.  We had been waiting for this trip for years, and had saved money aside so that we could see my Ethiopian family again. We were flying into the capitol...

Stereotypes

Stereotypes

Justin Cowan, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

  Black people jump high White No   Black people fast White No   Black thief White No   White smart Black No   White rich Black No   White weird Black No   These not true Not Black or White but all   We all nee...

Memory of Snowfall

Memory of Snowfall

Apollo Oase, Staff Poet

March 18, 2019

Snowfall Fluffy flakes Swirling in wind Delicate six sided crystals Snowflakes dance through the sky Thick white powder blankets the ground Collecting on bare tree branches Ground covered in snow Beautiful and unique Feathery crystals Snowfall...

Soul

Soul

Ellie Voge, Quill Editor

October 10, 2018

  The place where you keep your identity safe and alive. My soul is alive and full of creativity. I feel on top of the world. One second later I’m losing the light in front of me that has been there since I can remember. The things that come naturally to me are always somewhere ...

Back to School

Back to School

Apollo Oase, Staff Poet

October 9, 2018

Summer begins with sleeping in Camping, boating, setting up a tent Fishing, bug spray, time well spent   Road trip to Grandma’s far away Hiking, cooking, learn a new song Netflix, gaming, here we belong   Playing at the beach on a sunny day Swimming, surfing, playing in the sand ...

Song of Courage

Song of Courage

Lila Lindberg, Poetry, 7th Grade

October 9, 2018

… I miss home, This isn’t home, not yet I’m overwhelmed I am confused I don’t understand   Then I look up at the sky All is still It is beautiful It will never fall So neither will I   I will get up I don’t care about the drama, or rumors This is all me ...

Greenville: The Utopian City Turned Dystopian

Greenville: The Utopian City Turned Dystopian

Kacee Wells, Fiction, 8th Grade

October 9, 2018

Greenville was a city created to solve the pollution crisis. There were the good years, the lost years, and the last year. I was one of the three founders. The other two fell to greed. I was always a natural born leader, but that's the problem. So was Glenn. Let’s just say she wanted to lead, just h...

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