1 vote   27 readings 3 min
"Hold on, my shoes came untied." Dave stoops down, fiddling with his sneakers.
"No rush; we've got all day to catch up. Cole took the little monsters to the pool."
"Good way to keep them [+]

4 votes   124 readings 1 min

Give Me Relief

Isatou Singhateh, ago

The vigorous sound of nature stole my heart,
As I strolled quietly through the woods,
A fox as cunning as they come,
Looked at me with dread then roamed off without prompting,
The [+]

0 vote   51 readings 1 min

Reflections on a Camping Trip in Maine

Betsy Motten, ago

We discovered the wilderness,
and with it, the pleasures of our senses.
Sun rays shared warmth with delicate fingers,
touching us gently
as we stretched lazily upon rocks and sand [+]

3 votes   81 readings 5 min

The Savior

Valerie Xu, ago

I once thought I didn’t know how to tell how time flies; tracking, following, and racing it always felt like a betrayal to my own identity, as if I was susceptible to guilt by simply hoping time [+]

0 vote   47 readings 1 min

Flowery Redacted

Jessica Gian, ago

Here I shall stand,
Underneath the blooming Wisteria.
Roots run deep through the Earth
As the pendulous racemes scatter their lavender petals.
On the Eve of the Spring Equinox [+]

1 vote   177 readings 5 min

The Nature of Bodies

Leorah McGinnis, ago

“Um, does this kid have a snorkel?” I whispered in alarm as Allison and I watched the family trudge up the path to our hot spring. We already shared the pool with a smattering of other people and [+]