Poetry

a burnt match within a group of fresh matches on a pink and white background

A poem about dealing with creative burnout

Fiction

Sheer rocky cliff faces rise up and pierce the night sky. Overhead, a bright band of stars splits the sky.
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Star GrazersStar Grazers: AscensionPeris stood on the brink of the cliff and reached out with her mind while she held her lightstick over the chasm. Stray orange pebbles skittered ...

Nonfiction

A book and laptop chained together

One of the classes I took during undergrad was Censorship. The purpose of the seminar was to overcome the hesitation of writing about topics that each writer avoided out of ...

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  • a burnt match within a group of fresh matches on a pink and white background
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    A poem about dealing with creative burnout
  • A book and laptop chained together
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    One of the classes I took during undergrad was Censorship. The purpose of the seminar was to overcome the hesitation of writing about topics that each writer avoided out of fear and judgment. It influenced me so much that I took it twice. The program was taught by Don De Grazia. He wrote a book ...
  • Floating red fluorescent lights with a black background.
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    Darkness filled the room with silence, the only sound available to me. My juvenile body felt a heavy weight. The rush of worry was loud and blaring like a fire engine. What could this feeling be? How did it appear out of nowhere? I didn’t have the answers to my questions or the words for ...
  • A sterilized, pearl-white hospital room with three gray beds and open divider curtains lining the wall
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    Wheelchairs cruising along dim hallways,the heels of white-cloaked saintsclicking with each deliberate step,carrying trays of food and medicine. A wailing newborn cry echoes among tilesborn into a world of chaos,sorrow, joy, and summer nightswithin the spectrum of life. A weary individual waits in a crowded room,He hopes heaven will answer his prayers,begging and pleading with ...
  • Red brick wall with large square hole. Bricks piled on ground.
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    It is a challenge for patients in the hospital to connect with loved ones outside. When there is a sibling at home, the challenge is twofold. As a nurse with ten years of experience in the pediatric intensive care unit, I often see parents wanting to bring siblings to visit. Sometimes visits are feasible, other ...
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