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‘He’ by Grace Guildener

‘He’ by Grace Guildener

He Too much dysphoria to ignore, not enough courage to admit it. A calculating coward, weighing the options for years on end. At this rate it may just end up buried in the ground with the vessel I’ve always felt detached to occupy. Or maybe […]

‘A Gift to You’ by Jonathan Fanshaw

‘A Gift to You’ by Jonathan Fanshaw

Opened whole to pay my debts Olden seams and classic apparel Credit cards, license picture Alongside simple colored paper A hole below, for time degrades Pennies fall, making cents Money’s cheap, hear our words Memories are better spent Tales spun with golden glory Silver veins […]

‘Softball’ by Catherine Elliott

‘Softball’ by Catherine Elliott

Calloused fingertips, Raised laces worn down smooth. Spirits battered from strikeouts, Body frayed from heat. Dirt filled cleats, Pebbles prod through heels. Low-scored games, Face paint smeared. Foot slides to the plate, Safe. Elated, we collide. Eruption of cheer. Laces tied, Bonds fastened. Catherine Elliott […]

‘Manufactured Echo’ by Lily Davison

‘Manufactured Echo’ by Lily Davison

Manufactured Echo It goes a little something like this; You’re feeling a little light headed and It’s completely dark backstage, so you Unpack each organ and emotion till You’re vulnerable enough for the stage. Your ears are under water and your lungs aren’t far off […]

‘Our Jar’ by Nicole Barnes

‘Our Jar’ by Nicole Barnes

Our Jar Astronauts who venture into the void of celestial bodies and nebulous clouds learn to swim in hydrogenous lakes and laugh at infinitesimal human life. They know that beyond earth myriads of civilizations (too elusive for the rest of us to grasp) sleep. & […]

‘T-Shirt’ by Katie Ator

‘T-Shirt’ by Katie Ator

The symphony of color I bear is far Prettier than anything I can ever create. Personality comes out in error And I am wearing my error That’s why it’s a scrap shirt It can be imperfect that makes it more beautiful. Literal moving art on […]

Behind the Post

Behind the Post

Buckle in your mental seatbelts, because we are about to go on a deep dive into the internet. No, I don’t mean your parent’s facebook page. I’m talking about that weird side that leaves you asking “Why?” You’re in luck, because I can make up […]

Double Take

Double Take

When was the last time you thought about a door handle? Or a candlestick? You tend not to give it much thought, right? Double take shall be your guide, starring Jonathan Fanshaw, to the everyday things you never think twice about, showing just how vital […]

Synesthesia

Synesthesia

I’ve always wondered what songs look like. Wouldn’t it be interesting if we could give our feelings and the sounds we hear a way to be seen? I’ll be taking some of the most well-known songs and creating them into art form, spilling out my […]

OVER HEARD 

OVER HEARD 

Oh, the dialogue of a public high school. There is nothing quite like it; from the shouts in hallways, to whispers in girls’ bathrooms, to answers in class, and even teachers’ exasperations. I hear it all, and so do you. The only difference is I write it down and give […]

Art in Alternative Minds

Art in Alternative Minds

We will only ever know what it’s like to be us. My thoughts are restricted by the things I have and haven’t experienced, as are yours. It’s human nature however, to be curious. How far can the mind’s function be warped and stretched beyond ‘normal?’ […]

Spiritual Healing: A Guide

Spiritual Healing: A Guide

Magic- isn’t that a sort of witchcraft? To Nicole, it’s everything but witchcraft, it is healing; it is her equivalent to your god. Crystals, essential oils, tarot cards carry spiritual power, only activated when you learn to believe. Call her a hippie, sure- she’s heard […]