The dark night encompasses the neighborhood of Dorchester, a small town on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., making the town seem even smaller than it really is. With no one in sight, the figure of a teenage girl appears under the streetlights. Making her way across the diameter of the streetlight glowing circle that was [...]
Infatuation is a common subject throughout life. Growing up the infatuations start off small; a school yard crush, researching your favorite animals, ect. Learning all you can about something that may seem just a slightest bit extraterrestrial. But as you grow older and your mind begins to learn more about the world around you the [...]
Alison has been through a lot; she’s experienced the ups and the downs. She’s been thrown around, lifted up and smashed into the ground by a little thing called love. So this time she knew she had to be careful. If she wasn't cautious it could end in pain like multiple times before. Dear John [...]
Carver's Letter to Santa that changes his life.
“Growing up I have always been asked, 'why do you love to be the center of attention? What does the attention get you?' I now have a reason to tell the truth.” Ashley said in front of her sophomore character development class. Ashley had been struggling to give her main and ancillary characters depth beyond [...]
This seems like a story I’ve told before, even though it's the first time writing it down. Maybe I’ve been too scared, or maybe I only write to give myself closure and I wasn’t ready to close this chapter of you. But today I am ready. To write about time and about healing, all things [...]
Kneeling down, shag covering her knees, Portia pulled out what appeared to be an old hat box. The contents of which could alter someone’s life and soon would. Under the power and fear of a pestle wielded by Portia Wicca, were the buds of roses, nibs of cocoa and the nectar of a honeysuckle grind [...]
In the dark, you can learn a lot. A lot about yourself, about others, about the world around you; you can learn a lot if you just take a step back and examine the small things in your everyday life. Collin knew this. He would spend many nights tucked in his attic hideaway, examining the [...]