Crushes and Not-Crushes

As you grow older, you start to realize what having a crush feels like and why it’s different than just liking someone, wanting to be with them, or finding them attractive. At least, I hope so. It could be just me. A crush is more like falling for the ideal. You like the person you’ve created […]

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October by Katie Porter

Burnt orange and brick red leaves sway by. Hair like the ocean’s waves, Thick and flowing. Burgundy lipstick stained on coffee mugs. Smiling eyes, fingers that are intertwined. Full and resonant laughter, Promises of late night dancing, Talks of dreams and wishes of the future. Hands and lips brushing across skin, Hair tossed and tussled. […]

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Too Bad by Maddie Roth

Have you ever looked at someone and thought, Wow — they’re so cool? That’s how I look at you. Well, how I did. Until I saw you in the hallway with her freshly painted nails intertwined with your messy hair. The world stopped spinning at that moment and then the sun stopped boiling at the […]

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