Creative Writing

The Grinding Wheel

By Thomas Clark [5:33 p.m.] Operator seven guessed fewer than twenty minutes remained in his workday. This was ironic because he prided himself on exacting precision and this was something so important to him. He […]

Creative Writing

Hidden Treasure

In August 2018, during Older Student Registration, students Carol Chester and Gail Johnston, with guidance from Joanne Jaber Gauvin from the Urban Action Institute, initiated the Older Student Writing Project (OSWP). The goal of the […]

Creative Writing

Handsome You

By Sarah Synk Sixteen I scrolled through my Facebook feed one rainy day during study hour. I looked at my “happy” self staring at the camera. Long red curly hair with bangs covering my eye, […]

Creative Writing

Reading Is Fundamental

In August 2018, during Older Student Registration, students Carol Chester and Gail Johnston, with guidance from Joanne Jaber Gauvin from the Urban Action Institute, initiated the Older Student Writing Project (OSWP). The goal of the […]

Creative Writing

The Elf

By Ellen R. Jewart I see The Elf. He’s sitting there beneathThe wooden kitchen chair. He’s no jollySprite, this one. Look how he’s dressed. See him come.His cap’s a beret of inky black. EyesTo match […]

Creative Writing

The Cyclone George

By Michelle Rivas I will never forget my experience in September of 1998 when a cyclone named George passed through our island, causing destruction and devastation of my hometown Santa Cruz del Seibo. On September […]

Creative Writing

Grandparent Grief

By Ellen R. Jewart AloneIn grief,No friends near,Alone with my thoughtsWeeping and tears come hourly.Why should it be like this?Why can’t grief be shared among everyone?Even grandparents need closure from a tragedy. Quiet.Not allowedTo mention […]