0 vote   12 readings 5 min
My feet splashed in the puddles leftover from the downpour earlier. My sneakers soaked up the muddy water. I couldn't see my feet clearly, but I could definitely feel the water seeping in between my [+]

0 vote   12 readings 3 min
As you know, I taught 8th grade history at the prestigious boarding school, Spirit Academy. Which doesn’t have many spirits. I spent most of my free time either in class, or in the teacher’s [+]

10 votes   146 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 [+]

2 votes   153 readings 3 min

It Started with Thunder

Steph Prizhitomsky, ago

It started with the thunder. The low grumble, as if from a ferocious animal, crept up on the castle, slowly and softly until it erupted with such vigor that it shook the teacups on their china [+]

0 vote   1009 readings 3 min
Only in that instant did I remember what happened during a sleepover when I was a girl. Clad in rainbow star pajamas to match her name, Celeste shared that she had heard that if we twirled around [+]

Runner up - Jury
PSU Brunchin' Around
1 vote   83 readings 5 min
“I’m thinking of a number between one and fifty. You get three tries to guess what it is.”
“Ugh, I hate guessing games! I’m not a mind reader, you know?” It’s a good thing you [+]

Winner - Jury
PSU For the Love of the Game
0 vote   86 readings 5 min
Leaves crunch beneath my feet and bare tree branches strike my cheeks as I push myself through the woods. My breath comes in quick, shallow pants, my lungs burning with each breath I force myself to [+]

Runner up - Jury
PSU For the Love of the Game