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A Daisy for Hannah Jane – FINAL CHAPTER: XXXII

June 7, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXXII There was no breakfast on the table in the dining room. I didn’t realize something about the air was different until it was eight o’clock and Grandmother still wasn’t at the table. Her grandfather clock glowered at me. Finally, Jamison walked in arou...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXXI

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXXI

June 7, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane   Chapter XXXI Charlie never thought of himself as a bad guy. He never knew the path of his life had been shunned by the nuns who still haunted his youngest son’s dreams. He didn’t know his elder son, the one he barely knew, escaped from the trenches. It was no...

Newest Chapter: A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXX

Newest Chapter: A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXX

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

June 7, 2018


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Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXX So, just like that, Harriet ordered Mr. Jamison into a bath the moment he put his foot through the threshold. As a reply, he gave her a flirtatious grin. Caleb stepped in front of him, scowling, holding his arms at his sides. The gardener’s strong, clenched hands sent ...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIX

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIX

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

June 7, 2018


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Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXIX I held my breath when I looked in the direction of Mrs. Jamison’s perusal. I wanted to know what the big deal was when I heard two people whispering to each other rapidly. Straining my ears, I tried to hear where it was coming from. I couldn’t. Everyone else ...

Sand Man Dreams: poem by Ashley Arrigo

Sand Man Dreams: poem by Ashley Arrigo

Ashley Arrigo, Reporter

June 4, 2018


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I refuse to see you when I’m awake, And only my dreams seem to provide solace from you. But the thing is, I dream of you. Your eyes Your smile Your laugh, But really I dream of how you looked Before you left us....

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXVIII

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXVIII

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 31, 2018


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Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXVIII One word was fogging my mind for the longest time. Reconciliation. Reconciliation. Reconciliation. Guess what? Reconciliation! Which meant my grandmother was constantly on my mind. We just had to work together. If not for dear old Mrs. Chauldings, where woul...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXVII

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXVII

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 31, 2018


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Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXVII As the rain fell, I listened to its soft song that tapped my eyelashes. I shoved the letter into the mailbox with hopes higher than the bar I’d already raised. But it wasn’t just the letter I was anxious about. It was something I’d thought about, tossing...

LSO Creative Writing: No Stress for the Code of our Dress

LSO Creative Writing: No Stress for the Code of our Dress

Alyssa Neal, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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Just before B period: “I’m being dress coded?” My high soprano of a voice echoed off the otherwise empty halls. I was standing by the lockers, my B period class three feet away, and my attitude notch high on the bars. “Yes. Section C in article 3 clearly states that your shirt straps ...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXVI

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXVI

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 24, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXVI I could not utter a single syllable. Mrs. Caroline Chauldings is “fatally ill.” How was it that I hadn’t noticed anything amiss? I bet Jamison did.   Jamison hadn’t seen me in a whole week. A WEEK. Bosney’s was busier than Caleb in his garden, I supp...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXV

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXV

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 17, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXV FOUR MONTHS LATER •DECEMBER 1917 • I woke to Harriet’s soft singing, her own harmony mixing with the fragile melody she sang. Blinking my still-heavy eyelids open, I saw Harriet dancing across the room to open the curtains. They bare windows revealed layers...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIV

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIV

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 10, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXIV The sky was overcast and so was my mind, whirling with the ferocious gusts outside. Burdened with the news, Grandmother and I climbed into the elaborate carriage, or, as Grandmother called it, a “coach.” Timothy, our best stable boy and a few years my junior, ...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIII

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIII

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

May 3, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXIII Everyone and everything, from the church belltower beyond our dirt roads to the fish in the neighbors’ pond, was just plain fine. All seemed right in the world. The meadowlarks were singing their little beady heads off as the clouds churned themselves overhe...

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