Crossword Puzzles
Elizabeth Schoppelrei

Another Restless Night in My Apartment
Charles Childers

A Dark and Early Breakfast
Kara Wellman

I Speak of
Lindsay Hansard

Self Portrait as a Ghost
Jenna Citrus

Pocket Watch
Andrea Ruffier

Katy Knight

Listening in
Elizabeth Schoppelrei

Priceless Advice
Erin Amschlinger

Make Me Like Autumn
Emily Sirko

What I Want to Know About You
Emily Sirko

Time Lines
RoseMary Klein

Danger of Devotion
Jennevie Stephenson

Lies We Tell Our Children
Paige Thulin

Sandstone Village 
Marissa Kopco

Marissa Kopco

Nurture Nest
Margalit Schindler

Star Shooting
Jenna Citrus

Jenna Citrus

It Is All in the Mind
Jenna Citrus

"definitions belong
to the definers, not
the defined"

Emily Sirko

The Sand’s Script
David Albert Solberg

The Night of
the Dance 

Devin Prasatek

Cognitive Decline

Charlsa Hensley

Amy Hinman

Jamie Lefevre

Emily Sirko

Dripping Conviction of an Everlasting Beauty
Nada Abdelrahim


Listening In

Why does everyone call you a “he”?
Do you really know my thoughts?
Are you white like in all the pictures?
What am I thinking right now?            
I really like your clouds.
Why did you make those white too?
Why are sunsets at the end of the day?
What’s your favorite color?                
Do you hate clowns like me?
Why are clowns’ faces white too?
Do you love everyone?
Sometimes I don’t love everyone.

About the Author

Elizabeth Schoppelrei is a senior at Wright State University. She is a Spanish major with minors in English literature and German. She enjoys taking creative writing courses and submitting to both the journal and newspaper on Wright State’s campus.