The Torch

Drawings by Kyla Giffin

Drawings by Kyla Giffin

February 19, 2017

“And the Record Stops Spinning” by Kyla Giffin

December 11, 2016

Filed under Galleria

Her first Friday night at the college, and she was spending it in her dorm. Aldine had brought along her record player and her ever-expanding collection of records. She'd been expecting to spend her weekend nights like this, but...

“Not Granted” by Kyla Giffin

December 11, 2016

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"Why so sullen?" he asked her. She sighed and looked down at him with milky gray eyes. "I once dreamed," she whispered, "that one day I could fly, my wings reflecting the golden glint of the sun." She looked up yearningly....

“Our Life, Our Song” by Mary Rosary Flauta

December 11, 2016

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Smiles and laughter, Toil and rain, When you hear those voices, So beautiful and brave, Remember those years when you sang in your heart With a family that loves you even when you’re apart. Love, hope, faith, All in one...

“What She Is” by Kyla Giffin

December 11, 2016

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She spent her life calling herself Ugly Stupid Annoying Not because she thought herself to be Beautiful Brilliant Or delightful But because Even if no one could prove her wrong The more she said it The more she was...

“Peace” by Hannah Yamamoto

December 11, 2016

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Written in a place of riot, bitter words towards another, with rebellion always calling our names. Peace. It’s the hardest word to say. Peace, the word which goes against Our long lived morals of “Fight for what’s...

“Two Worlds” by Aidan Epperly

December 11, 2016

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I wake up and gaze up at bright yellow sun. I stare out at the seemingly endless rolling hills of green Endless possibilities at my fingertips No limits No regrets I spend hours living life to the fullest, Honing my life...

“Oxeye Daisy” by Sophia Pipe

December 11, 2016

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You do not understand the extent of her value. While you compete over her with another man, you are slowly pulling her apart. She’s deteriorating as you wait for the snap of the wishbone. You’re so fixated on winning you don’t...

Mixtape: Crazy

Mixtape: Crazy

June 15, 2016

Waiting: A Poem by Allison McDaniel

May 19, 2016

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Waiting All my life I have been told to wait I don’t want to wait I don’t need to wait   You’ll figure it out You’ll understand Just wait   Where will I go? Wait What am I going to do...