Archives for April 2009

Never Give Up

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series Issue IV: Spring 2010

by Precious (Stop can be a dangerous word) I interrupted a debilitating lifestyle of a dear friend. He always carries three to four large bags filled with unused items. Andre claims he uses these things. I know he doesn’t—because he never understands—he needs 2 change his clothes and shoes. Everyday he wears the same dirty […]

Two Can Play the Game

This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series Issue IV: Spring 2010

by Luz Medina, Age 15 The man with the scalded red eyes hasn’t slept for days. He is angry with the man with the sinister smirk and unjustly stance. This sinful man is the reason the poor, exhausted old man is at the edge and about to break. This old man is the hostage of […]

The Elements of Science

This entry is part 12 of 15 in the series Issue IV: Spring 2010

by Mariah Mouzon, Age 15 MRS. JOHNSON: As I was saying class, the elements of science are a very important part of this class. KEISHA (to herself): Oh, Lord! I just wish that woman would shut up! Who gives a damn about those elements of science? Hey, the roof looks like it’s going to fall. […]

I Can’t Believe My Eyes

This entry is part 6 of 15 in the series Issue IV: Spring 2010

by Moesha Farrakhan, Age 12 She was up all night tossing and turning. Something was wrong. She heard noise from out the window. She began to smell smoke. She didn’t know if it was her house or her neighbor’s. She ran downstairs. She couldn’t believe her eyes! She saw cookies everywhere. She called her sister […]

Horses

This entry is part 10 of 15 in the series Issue IV: Spring 2010

by Edi Holley She was singing with such fervor and fury that it made my tail swish as she bumped along on my back in a canter.  I envied my friends who didn’t have to put up with such nonsense and could just ride out and when they hit the big fields could break into […]