Creative Works

Explore a collection of student-submitted art, poems, short stories and photography.

Paranoia

From the Poet: “I wrote these pieces of art because there is power behind everyone's story. Maybe you're aware or...

Elastic Love

From the Author: “This poem is dedicated to love—my inspiration in life. I wrote this poem to celebrate love and...

The Astronaut

From the Poet: “I wrote this poem to metaphorically depict the possible feelings one may experience when they must turn...

Roam

From the Poet: “I wrote this poem in support of DACA students and their symbol of migration—the monarch butterfly. The monarch...

Real Love

Late at night, when he closed his eyes, that’s when his imagination really felt like it belonged to itself....

The Tower

I stroll down the twisting cobblestone streets Making my way towards the beloved tower Little corner store bakeries with good eats Capture...

No Parking

Enjoy this week's cartoon, "No Parking," created by Madi Rapella.

Cartoon #6

Enjoy this week's cartoon, Cartoon #6, by Madi Rapella.

Issue #4 Cartoons

Enjoy this week’s cartoons created by Andre Sitolini and Nathan Nakao.

Risen

And despite the darkness she has risen Above the dust and shackles of steel She realized she was her own prison She...

Questions & Arachnids

When I think about fear, I think of my irrational fear of spiders If fear is the natural reaction to...

Life in Reverse

Happiness is a lie. Disregard anyone telling you that Life goes on and things get better. This state of mind is ridiculous...

Issue #1 Cartoons

Enjoy this week's cartoons created by Madi Rapella and Andre Sitolini.

It doesn’t hurt if you don’t think about it.

"Good morning." She murmured, her sweet breath hot against my cheek. I opened my eyes. Her hums echoed along the...

Free to Fly

March 20th was the first day of Spring. The flowers began to bloom, He started to feel a sting. The butterflies flew...

Protag

Continue reading from the print version of Issue 9... —June had just gotten home from high school to find her...

Photos by Nancy Smith

Author Biography As you can tell, I mostly enjoy taking photos involving nature. I love going to new places and...

Time outside

Monterey County and the surrounding areas—Big Sur, Santa Cruz and San Francisco—boast some of the most tranquil outdoors along...

Escapism

You don’t know how long you’ve been here, but you know that it’s been a long time. The days all...

If I Should Forget

If I should forget my purpose for living, of what makes me human, please remind me. Remind me of azure...