My Last Day of Front Street Writers

Written May 20, 2020 Considering how unfinished the school year felt after its abrupt cancellation, I sort of forgot that it was the end of my time in Front Street Writers. But as Ms. Scollon was wrapping up our virtual meeting last week, she mentioned that the next...

Wavelength- Kallie Crouch

One, two, three more dropsin a bucket—half full or half empty.Nine ripples unfurling like a flowerfrom that point in the center ofthe bucket—the sun burning atthe center of the universe.Where the shallows fall offinto unfamiliar waters beneathyour feet. Where you’re...

Cookie Cutter- Erin Evans

Strip of scrap metalDug from a bin in my father’s workshopDeep beneath rubber tubing and rectangles of copperI bent you, snipped a piece of blue tape, and you became something Now I press your shape into a cakeAnd for a momentYou are full and warmA heart...

Excerpt from “Starlight”- McKenna Landrum

Story Overview:Mayala is a Drenth – a certain race of elf that lives in a mysterious place called the Dark Labyrinth. The Drenth are known for their pitch black skin and even darker hearts of evil. After her life is threatened, Mayala must leave her home and...