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We Are From 2020

Students share their thoughts on life during the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic.
Students in Mrs. DeWinkeleer's B period Eng 11 class
September 18, 2020

Students from the "Red Group" in Mrs. DeWinkeleer's Eng 11 class each wrote a few lines to contribute to the following poem. They were inspired by the poem "Where I'm From" by George Ella Lyon. In this...

Make It

Make It
Kat Hallee, Executive Features Editor
April 5, 2020

A virus we fear has already spread To get the human mind misled That there is no hope in these times of despair, But what we once had is all still there.   The Earth saw a nearing path to destruction So...

Sparrows and arrows

Sparrows and arrows
Rachel St. Louis, Copy Chief
January 7, 2020

She wrapped her fingers around the arrow Wondering from where it had come Wanting to catch and kill a sparrow Yet she only heard the roaring drum   The arrow had sailed fifty feet Before...

A sonnet for summer

A sonnet for summer
Rachel St. Louis, Copy Chief
May 31, 2019

Now that school’s almost over Hampton Beach is opening up I’m looking for four-leaf clovers Wishing for iced tea in my cup   Cramming for my finals, It’s all downhill from...

Distorted

Distorted
Stacey Hall
March 29, 2019

A soaked shirt collar Turned pink to red delicious Staring into a car door Shaped like a mirror   She took time away from lifting weights To carrying them Looking at a scale left...

It’s Cold

It's Cold
Chris DeWolf, Reporter
February 15, 2019

It’s cold. Too cold to take out the trash. Too cold to take my dogs out for a walk. Too cold to take my dogs out to visit my best friend down the street. But that’s not the reason why I...

LSO Creative Writing: Have You Heard?

LSO Creative Writing: Have You Heard?
Stacey Hall, FreeLancer
January 29, 2019

Have you heard of the little girl Who chased cute boys around the playground Writing love notes Asking if they liked her? This girl who imagined herself a mermaid princess With the heart of a wolf Just...

LSO Creative Writing: Hidden Lies

LSO Creative Writing: Hidden Lies
Stacey Hall, FreeLancer
January 28, 2019

It’s a lie to say you’ll love someone forever A promise in disguise Therefore it is often taken much too literally And only ever leads to further heartbreak A greater pain once the love...

Wings of an Eagle

Wings of an Eagle
Rachel St. Louis, Copy Chief
January 10, 2019

Wings of an eagle and heart of a lion, Ears of an owl and eyes of a dragon, Spine of a porcupine and voice like a bell, These belong to the one they call Mel.   Mel, Meliss, Melissa,...

Seeing Rightly

Seeing Rightly
Stacey Hall, Guest Writer
December 12, 2018

"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly." —The Little Prince   The dark of a stormy night laces the glass with rain With the tears of the sky I often feel on my own cheek   They...

The Fireplace

The Fireplace
Rachel St. Louis, Copy Chief
November 15, 2018

The fire glowed with her heartbeat. Fast and warm. Each brick of the fireplace had been stacked by her father. He built this house, through summer and storm. He’d wished for a son and gotten...

I Could Fly

Art by Myah Teague  and Rachel St. Louis.
Rachel St. Louis, Copy Chief
October 16, 2018

I could fly. Colors spray up from the sea. Not the ocean, not the sun, not the earth, but from the sky. The boat rocked, you see. It trembled on the waves of the atmosphere. I could fly. The boat...

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