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The Ballad of Swords and Sparks and Stuck

The Ballad of Swords and Sparks and Stuck

Kate Greiner, Special Contributor December 14, 2021

The following piece won the Quill and Scroll writing contest for December 2021. She listens to the ticking of the clock, Pen glistening by the light of the morning. Ink dried... still infinitely Stuck...

Pondering the Past: Pantoums

Pondering the Past: Pantoums

As the year closes and students and teachers start to look back on the past year with the Frederick Dreamcatcher decided to look back ourselves with some poetry. Below are several pantoums from Mr. Coon’s...

Boiling Mad Bops

Boiling Mad Bops

April 23, 2021

Let's face it, it has been a frustrating year. Fortunately, some students in Mr. Coon's Creative Writing class found a way to vent their frustration about the year using one of the newest trends in poetry,...

Turn a New Leaf

Turn a New Leaf

Joelle Richard April 15, 2021

Forget the pandemic for just one second, there’s another crisis that needs to be heard. The Amazon Rainforest is shrinking, receding; we can’t ignore it and pretend it doesn’t exist. We have...

Losing Something

Losing Something

Mollie Hervey April 1, 2021

Stop what you are doing, You’ve been going much too fast; There is something you are losing.   This busy life you have been pursuing, Soon it will all have passed; Stop what you are doing.   Your...

Away at Sea

Away at Sea

Madeline Kovanda, Class of 2021 December 26, 2020
"She now remembers his empty grave. If only her mind and her heart could forget." A sestina on loss and regrets.
Pain on the Inside

Pain on the Inside

Brooklyn Carlson, Class of 2023 December 26, 2020

She’s smiling so bright hoping to hide all of her pain on the inside.   Always making jokes, she just does it to not make her mother worry.   Behind her lovely, large, shining blue...

The Lonesome Lottery of Life

The Lonesome Lottery of Life

Lucy Rothe, Class of 2023 December 26, 2020
A villanelle poem about the price of immortality
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