Loveland Lake by Lillie Irene Hernandez (Senior)

Bleeding light bounces off the ripples of the lake filling my peripheral vision, framing memories to come. The ridges of your fingertips graze only the very surface of my skin, sending chills up my legs; each hair stands uniform in response. Music blasting at every side of us, buzzing with every beat, dancing down our…

Before Yourself, and After by Lillie Irene (Senior)

Bill was a simple man. He worked a nine-to-five job and rented the basement of his mother’s duplex. He wasn’t happy, but he wasn’t miserable and that was enough for Bill. Bill liked the mediocracy that his life followed. Nothing interesting happened to Bill, and Bill was definitely not interesting. If the color beige was…

Life or Lifeless by Haeley Gallegos (Senior)

I do belong, I don’t belong I do belong, I don’t belong Letting the sunflower control my fate The pedals even seem to have a purpose It’s really the ultimate debate What is my purpose? Will I ever really know?  A Psalm of Life said it best  But how far will the fire inside go…

She will Outlive me by Lillie Irene Hernandez (Senior)

I know that she will outlive me. When I take my final breath, when my ribs start to cave in, and when my spine starts to break, and my skull falls to pieces, she will fill her lungs again. She will exhale what is left of me into your mouth, and you will disregard its…

Cuddly Kindness by Alexis Winnett (Senior)

  Biography: When I think of creating art, I think of creating something that is unique and not of this world. When I was younger, I used art, craft, and creativity to create a world that only I knew the ins and outs of. Different characters, worlds, and creations helped me through the difficult times,…

The Path of Harmony by Leeanna Ramirez (Senior)

  Biography: My art is a representation of me, where I can paint whatever my heart tells me to paint. I know that my art isn’t abstract expressionism, but these paintings do carry the meaning behind why I chose to paint these pieces. As an artist, I am expressive, honest, and in tune with what I…

Psychedelic Sensibility by Alexis Winnett (Senior)

  Biography: When I think of creating art, I think of creating something that is unique and not of this world. When I was younger, I used art, craft, and creativity to create a world that only I knew the ins and outs of. Different characters, worlds, and creations helped me through the difficult times, and…

Stomach Ache, or Sweet Tooth by Lillie Irene Hernandez (Senior)

Your lips are burnt sugar,  glazed with vanilla the texture of whipped syrup. Your cheeks are like pieces of silk draped over a crooked wireframe. Your eyes are like pools of stolen moonlight, only they hide rigid daggers beneath them. Your tongue is contracted to a script, only so effortlessly written that my heart dances…

Something’s Fishy by Alexis Winnett (Senior)

  Biography: When I think of creating art, I think of creating something that is unique and not of this world. When I was younger, I used art, craft, and creativity to create a world that only I knew the ins and outs of. Different characters, worlds, and creations helped me through the difficult times,…