by Melany Johnson Just kill him. Just open your mouth and sing the toxic note that will bring him to his murky death. Don’t look into his eyes, I remembered as I noticed the cool breeze ruffling his curly, light
WRITE local by Allison Checkeye What separates an entrepreneur from the rest of the working class? When most people say the word “entrepreneur,” they think about genius businessmen who achieved success at a young age, and built an empire of
by Krista Sarraf “Stories—narratives—provide a way of understanding our place in the scheme of things by structuring our understanding of events. They root us in an on-going stream of history and thereby provide us with a sense of belonging and
Kids Corner by Genevieve LaFosse Beep! Beep! Beep! Beep! Kate groaned and reached out of her bed toward her black, blaring alarm clock. Beep!Beep! Kate whacked the clock. The beeping ceased. She sat up in bed, rubbed her dark brown
by Krista Sarraf You’ve heard of the health benefits of yoga: improved flexibility, lower blood pressure, better posture (the list goes on). Yet, something holds you back from buying those stretchy pants and heading to your nearby yoga studio. I
by Krista Sarraf Before the 19th century, U.S. economy was an agricultural economy. In the 19th and 20th century, we turned to an industrial economy. In the 21st century, we are turning to a creative economy. In a creative economy,
by Sarah Opst (Mount Pleasant, PA – Age 16) Piece composed through Write Local’s “Home” Workshop A landscape of nothingness— a black backdrop sparsely dotted with neon highway signs—transforms into a team of starry glints, and as our car nears
by Stephen Foss Years ago, my parents got us a dog named Annie. A few years after she died, my brother got a stuffed dog for Easter. Guess what he named her? Bingo. Annie. This is one of her adventures. Annie yawned.
by Krista Sarraf It’s the dead of winter. We should be home. Instead, we’re at the café in town, and the place buzzes with energy. Guests warm up with hot chocolate and coffee, and their conversations center on books, writing, painting, and the weekend ahead.