Creative Writing

“Good Day”

By Tom Clark The envelope came as a surprise.  When I sent inquiries for employment outside town I never received a response, with one stinging exception, one I tried hard to forget:  Framingham Ironworks is […]

Creative Writing

“EXIT,” A Poem

By Tyanna McCaulsky Subtle FolkloresFictional Stories from the Drug WarDevious lies, Ignorant MentorsWhy is he hereWho are you speaking for?Cheap educationIs this it for the poor?The pandemonium, I can’t ignoreOur Politicians and their obnoxious uproarMedia […]

Creative Writing

Little Pink Dress

By Brianna Morin I am nineteen, and the harassment I have received from men is a continuous cycle for me. It saddens me to have to admit that this harassment is normal and that it’s […]

Creative Writing

Cold Times

The walk path. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria (labelled “1”) to Joe Allen (“2”). By Zach Smith What’s better, condescending chill or wonderful warmth? The answer depends on who you talk to. In a 2009 study by the […]

Creative Writing

“The Spell”

By Tyanna McCaulsky Photo credit: Josh Catalano Just a kissGave the heart that one wishBlind eyes Devious liesWhat did I miss?Butterflies, my sunshine However, you weren’t actually mineHolding onto a thin lineThe pain, I don’t want to […]

Creative Writing

Talking on Paper

By Richard Mayne A respected member of a Cherokee tribe once referred to written language itself as “talking on paper.” At a campfire one night, not long past the dawn of the nineteenth century, he […]