The Play in Playground

By Gabrielle Pelayo “Childhood. It is a time where individuals are youthful and free to explore the world around them. Imagination runs rampant through a child’s mind and lets them soar to new heights.” Sophia pondered over the opening quote for a moment as she sat in her comfortable blue chair in her living room.Continue reading “The Play in Playground”

The Slipper

By: Mollie Williamson People remember me for a single item of clothing.  Not the pearls dangling from my ears or skirting across my neck.  Not for my hair swooped up into a tight blonde bun nor for the stunning topaz-blue dress that shone like diamonds in the candlelight.  None of those items are enough toContinue reading “The Slipper”

Yellow Windbreaker

By: Tina E. Anton You hear the playful shriek of children on the beachfront. You could pull back the window drape and watch them romp while reminiscing on your own childhood, but you are old, and you know better. Knuckles that are gnarled and ache before the summer rains have turned white from your gripContinue reading “Yellow Windbreaker”

Spit On It

By: Leah Holbrook Sackett Nancy wailed like any baby when wet or hungry. She grew into her quiet phase. Her Dad said Nancy had a soft mouth, then rained down kisses and praise for keeping a cool head. Dad was a union negotiator for Sweetgum County, he earned his living among the loud and willful.Continue reading “Spit On It”


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