24 votes   283 readings 1 min
If weather were backwards
And strayed from the norm
More likely than not
It'd take a new form.
The sun would be wet
And rain would be dry
The highs would be low
And lows would be [+]

Winner - Jury Selection
PSU April Showers
10 votes   143 readings 1 min
It’s raining, which means he’s here.
His visits are sporadic as they are attempts to escape the rain.
I can’t deny him or turn him away, in fact I can’t move.
He enters while [+]

1 vote   149 readings 5 min

Discovery

Matthew Yoder, ago

Pick struggled to lift himself off the ground, the most recent blow stinging like a sunspot on the side of his face. As he got his arms under him and lifted himself to his knees, a booted foot came [+]

1 vote   97 readings 5 min

Mentioning of Time

Jaxon Dierker, ago

Year 15,286
And I stood there, peering out beyond to a land not seen by any but myself, crossing between what was fiction and what was reality, my memories. My life flashed before me, and a [+]

0 vote   175 readings 1 min

A Test of Chivalry

Matthew Rhudy, ago

I always struggled with the thought of myself as a knight. Yet here I stood, facing my first true test of chivalry. The monsters descended upon the maiden, who cried out in distress. I pictured [+]

2 votes   106 readings 5 min

Princess Penelope and the Terrible Dragon

Tessa Eberlein, ago

Penelope doodled in her sketchbook by the light of her bedside table lamp. It was a Saturday evening, and she’d rather be spending the time with her friends, but she was currently on house arrest [+]

2 votes   400 readings 3 min

Alyssa's Drawing Pad

Matthew Rhudy, ago

“Don’t stay up too late!” Alyssa’s mother called out as her footsteps faded down the hallway. Alyssa barely acknowledged her mother’s request. She sat quietly at her desk, concentrating on [+]

0 vote   209 readings 3 min

Heart of the Phoenix

Matthew Rhudy, ago

The wind whistled through the trees as Serena trudged through the deep snow, one painful step at a time. The cold had already numbed her toes, and now it was biting at her ankles through her boots [+]