Moving On by Claudia Miranda

The day after your death, the sun still surprisingly came up and shone down onto the cold and blue horizon. There were no loud noises, no yelling, no more crying, no shattering glass. Just silence and sunlight. Your body looked so still; muscles no longer singing, chest no longer rising and falling; your skin as […]

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I’m Still Here

As we draw towards the closing end of 2017, I’m proud to find our society, in general, becoming less stigmatized towards mental health issues. While we may have a long way to go, it is definitely heartening to see hope for the future. Mental health is a very important subject that is close to my […]

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The Effect of Death

My school has just suffered a horrible tragedy. A student was found dead two days ago, the morning after our homecoming dance. I did not know this young girl; she was a grade younger than me. Everyone I talk to says how beautiful she was and how kind she was to everyone around her. Today […]

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Strength by Saige Boundonna

I am small…a speck in the grandeur of your life, already a distant dream ……fading …………………….fleeting But you are statuesque and still, a slab of pure marble, unadulterated, unaltered, and mystifying. . But I am not small. …………I am effervescent. I am here. I am constant. I am growing to be (bewhatexactly? ……………….imnotsurebutiambecomingit) And you will […]

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You Are Powerful

We, as humans, are powerful. We are so, so powerful. I mean, with all the resources we have, we potentially have the ability to do anything. Think about it. It may sound cool, but it is also dangerous. One false move sends us packing, and we are off to jail. One false move makes us […]

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Technology’s Hidden Cost

Technology sucks. It really does. Yes, it saves lives, puts us in contact with people we don’t see often, makes things more efficient, and much more. BUT… Technology has evolved like crazy. Suddenly these mobile phones of ours are consuming our lives. I love a good social media website like any of us, but though […]

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