Hazards of the Trade

By Aimee Griffin             “Someone close to you is about to undergo some health trials. I’m getting an ‘S’…Sophia?”             “My sister! Should I be worried?”             “I guess that depends on how you feel about your sister.”                  Justine cringed as she listened from beyond the purple velvet curtains Tabitha cordoned off her reading […]

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Stevie

By Olivia Loccisano A few years ago, I was camping with some friends in Ontario’s North. We were all sitting around a bonfire on our towels, and someone asked: “What’s the scariest thing that’s ever happened to you?” Each person went around the circle telling stories about seeing a dead body or almost drowning. I […]

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Blood Sisters

By Sunshine Barbito Ali hands me her tweezers then pulls her finger back to her lips. Her hands are always bleeding from too much sanitizer. Stuck at the sharp, flat tips of the tweezers there’s this dry stuff. Brown like old blood and maybe skin. I kneel down and grab the edge of Ali’s rug […]

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…. ..- — .- -. (Human)

by Katharine Bost Everyone knows that May is the best month for a cookout. The weather is warm, but not too warm. It’s sunny, having passed the month of April showers. People are in their best moods because it’s almost summer vacation, though that means less when you aren’t in school to enjoy a break. […]

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