1 vote   51 readings 5 min

Twin Flames

Ashton Zillhardt, ago

No matter which direction Margo turned, she found fractured and distorted pieces of herself. When her eyes darted to the left, she caught a glimpse of strawberry blonde curls held in place by he [+]

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PSU A Night at the Circus
0 vote   24 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 [+]

5 votes   46 readings 1 min
As you stand on your stage, eating applause
with an eager smile, I wonder why I
allow myself to be so easily fooled by you,
a magician so obviously dressed in lies.
You keep me at you [+]

10 votes   4430 readings 5 min
I never truly understood how the world worked and why things happened the way they did. I know it might sound cliché but when you think about it, it really is the truth. Why did we exist, and what [+]

3 votes   1577 readings 5 min
I love brunch, it’s an excuse to sleep in and eat breakfast late. As a non-morning person, I feel bright eyed and ready for this meal. This will be the first time I meet my fiancé’s parents so [+]

1 vote   2134 readings 3 min
Before my car spun out on the highway ice on the way to Chicago, slammed against the railing, and I found myself looking at the oncoming traffic of I-80—I used to spend a lot of time driving at [+]

0 vote   1944 readings 1 min
She is quite pretty,
Shining brighter than New York city.
Her fair silhouette takes my breath away--relax
The breeze around her, smells like flower,
The only thing that gives me powe [+]

14 votes   1479 readings 5 min
Eve stood on the balcony, recalling her first visit to State College. In 2017, she left the city she had lived for 18 years to study at Penn State. When Eve first came here, everything was new to [+]

0 vote   689 readings 1 min
Can we overdose?
Can you and I spend our lives in carless forevers with nonchalant attitudes and free spirits of endless first times with infinite highs?
All joy and all bliss.
Can we feel [+]