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Sharon Schaefer, ago


Lovingly The Rose of Sharon
Sharon Bee

2 votes   22 readings 5 min
Another day of work, another day of nothing. He tunes out the world as he drives back to his so-called home, more like a cage to him than even his office. But once he settles down, he realizes he [+]

0 vote   18 readings 5 min
The stars were mere pinpricks of silver light dotting the dark canvas of the night sky. These ancient sentinels stood steadfast in their guard over the sleeping Earth, seeing all but rarely [+]

2 votes   133 readings 5 min
Averell Saint-Delaire does not often think back on childhood fondly. His memories up until the age of 12 can only be described as lonely. As the child of the town’s most prestigious family, he spent [+]

Winner - Jury
PSU A Night at the Circus
0 vote   11 readings 1 min
“Be careful going out,” we tell each of our daughters. “The freak show is in town.”
The snake charmers will think you one of their beasts.
The strongmen will toss and rip you [+]

0 vote   42 readings 5 min


Lixing Zheng, ago

Hidden under the nake eyes of mysterious beings, nature flourishes with life. A seedling burst from the dirt with a sparkling sound.
“She’s up! She’s our last hope!”, cried a nearby [+]

0 vote   52 readings 3 min

Epiphany in the Woods

Gwendolyn Beebe, ago

I set out that day, to explore the area around my grandmother’s house, more as a way to avoid her obvious disdain for me than anything else. Due to unfortunate circumstances, I found myself living [+]

0 vote   81 readings 1 min
We frolicked all summer in the long days’ sunlight
The rays shining on his glowing skin
Golden hair dancing
Surrounding his face
I felt drawn to his strength
It pulled me away from my [+]

Winner - Jury
PSU A Night at the Circus
0 vote   28 readings 5 min
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic held the world in its icy, evil grip of depression, despair, and of course, death. No country, city, county, community was left untouched.
In a college town not [+]