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I am a Journalist

Thomas Zakowski

November 30, 2017

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I am a journalist   I record others people's’ stories I see it in their eyes I hear it in their voice I follow their actions   I am a journalist Staying up reading Inquiring definitions Digging d...

“Astronomer”

Jack Mickelson, Contributor, The Muse

May 5, 2017

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I used to think that the world revolved around me When I rode in a car, the sun and moon would follow me Like two guardians, watching over their most precious treasure The sun would provide the heat, and the moon would...

Natural Division: A Prosaic Writing Inspired by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Zack Jerzyk, Contributor

May 4, 2017

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Trekking beyond the bounds of human interaction, I find not harm, nor despair, nor oppression, nor even spiritual death. I instead discover myself in an exuberant expansion of deciduous and coniferous forestry, where in the glades I...

Ode to the Poor

Monse Bustamante, Writer, Creative Writing Class

March 13, 2017

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She roamed the streets Finding her way through the alleys Her stomach growls She holds a finger to her mouth, she tells it to shush   Her eyes find their way to a garbage can     She moves her hands up...

Seven Ways of Looking at the World

Ava Vande Corput, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

March 8, 2017

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Seven Ways of Looking at the World A secret place Hidden among the galaxies Almost unimportant A green and blue ball in the sky Sitting among the stars And other planets A sanctuary for plants and animals Where...

Seven Ways of Looking at Defeat

Raija Hansen, Writer, Creative Writing class

March 8, 2017

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I I do not want to admit it, I faced a tragic defeat, One I was sure to win, But the past cannot be undone. II Maybe I should fess up, I could have done better, And next time I will. I will look at my flaws, And...

Seven Ways of Saying I Love You

Monse B., Writer, Creative Writing class

March 7, 2017

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I. Butterflies form in the pit of my stomach. My hands become sweaty. I tap my feet in anticipation. II. Your warm embrace makes my body melt. My heart skipping a beat. Our...

The Hitchhiker Headed to the Grand Canyon

Kira Gunville, Creative Writing student

February 5, 2017

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If there was one piece of advice from her grandpa that had stuck in Olivia’s head it was about hitchhikers: never, ever let them ride with you. Her grandpa had been a trucker up until he died, even though he was “retired.”...

‘Any Minute,’ Short Story Based on a Photo

Danielle Lippert, Creative Writing student

January 24, 2017

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"Any Minute" is a short story based on a picture of two older people, a man and a woman, gazing out an airport window.  Here is Danielle Lippert's response to the prompt. The man stood by the window and looked out with a s...

Dear Younger Me. . .

Isabelle VanDenMeerendonk, Creative Writing student

January 23, 2017

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Letter to a Younger Me The following "letter" was inspired by the Mercy Me song "Dear Younger Me."  Isabelle VanDenMeerendonk's response to this Creative Writing class assignment introduces a new section in our Online Trit...

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