Adriadne by Maren Thompson (with Author Commentary)

    Ariadne When you found me I was burdened and laden With secrets and responsibilities: There was a maze and labyrinth And a monster on my mind. You, a thinker, You dared to surmount this maze, This labyrinth that no man Dared attempt before With any laurels. And I let you.   I guided … Continue reading Adriadne by Maren Thompson (with Author Commentary)

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An Evening with Candace Black by Leah Zacate

Candace Black entered, relishing the opportunity to encourage others to write. She faced a room of eager students at Bethany Lutheran College on a Tuesday night. Wearing a sea blue shirt and dangling necklace, Candace discussed how her life experience has molded her most recent book of poems, Whereabouts, published by Snake Nation Press. Throughout … Continue reading An Evening with Candace Black by Leah Zacate

Lately, I’ve Been Biting Instead of Licking My Ice Cream by Grace Bollhagen

Morning is nearing! The sun peeking out over the corn fields light not yet blinding but a picturesque tangerine grapefruit juice spilling onto the dawn.   The brisk breeze caressing, its touch brings goosebumps shivers of delight. Its freshness clears the spoiled air yesterday left behind.   Grace Bollhagen is a sophomore at Bethany and … Continue reading Lately, I’ve Been Biting Instead of Licking My Ice Cream by Grace Bollhagen