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Madison Martin, Features Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Creative Writing

Real Mermaids Don’t sit on rocks With their opulent tails shimmering in the salt water Their hands folded And their racherche hair flowing behind them. They stand beneath storms With their heads and palms tilted upwards While the drops slide through their scalp And trace the li...

Calvin Sawlan

February 22, 2017


Filed under Creative Writing, Showcase

Depression The inability to see that there is a better place out there With more disasters, Hope starts to build Hope is always false but transformation can occur, Hope to Faith. So when the dark skies re-enter You've been through that, And came out on top Have faith in the world, Have fai...

Calvin Sawlan

February 22, 2017


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ChangEvil Change is one of the most difficult things that we face Change is inevitable We don't like change because we get comfortable where we are, We get used to our friends, our job, the place we live, Even if it isn't perfect Acceptance occurs because it's familiar, Because we aren't willin...

Madison Martin, Features Editor

February 14, 2017


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Wolf Eyes “I was crouched not more twelve yards from the wolf pack, standing stock still, knowing that the second I moved the godless beasts would be on me. You should’ve seen them, there was seven of them, largest wolves I’ve ever seen, they had diamond sharp claws , and muzzles coated with ...

Writer’s Block poetry: The Breath of Winter

Writer’s Block poetry: The Breath of Winter

Hannah Fitzgerald, FreeLancer

February 8, 2017


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The Breath of Winter When I walked outside this morning I could see my breath. I kind of felt like a dragon breathing fire When I first walked outside, the air nipped at my fingers, nose, and ears. It was almost like a ravenous dog. It was hungrier than usual. It went straig...

Madison Martin, Features Editor

January 10, 2017


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More Like a Moth Before chrysalis Who was to care Who we would be We were who we were And we were free   After chrysalis A divide began A line not crossed A freedom lost   Either a moth Or butterfly No mingling Remain shy To the other s...

Madison Martin, Feature Editor

November 14, 2016


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I Am Not I am not boasting of my talents. I am not celebrating my flaws. I am not stating what I am, because I am not a fan of "I am" poems. I am however, making a list. I am starting each line with I am. So, I am not breaking the rules. -Madison Martin  ...

Introducing Writer’s Block

Introducing Writer’s Block

Madison Martin, Features Editor

November 14, 2016


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The staff of LSO is in grave danger. Late last night, a giant man eating barn owl came plugging through the windows of room 411 and captured all the editors of the The Lancer Spirit in its talons the size of of an cramped minivans, and carried them to its nest on top of Mt. Washington. Since then, th...

Readers beware. Prepare to be scared.

Readers beware. Prepare to be scared.

Lily Lefevre, Reporter

October 31, 2016


Filed under Creative Writing, Features, Showcase

It's Halloween.  What could be scarier than a short story set in the deepest, darkest realm of Londonderry High School? Nothing. That is why this piece of scary fiction takes place in the one part of the school that few students know about, and even fewer have actually seen: THE BASEMENT. ...

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