Have You Ever Seen Anything Like It?

by Abigail Rudibaugh In 5th grade Art classour new project wasto make clay food.The teacher askedit to be life-like. But at home I sawa pile of clay berriesshiny and perfectsitting on the sillabove the sink. So I decided to makea giant strawberry—different than all the rest—as a surprise giftto the collection. I didn’t know the […]

Found Inspiration

By Abigail Rudibaugh Inspiration is really goodat playing hide and seek.She asks you to count,your face flat on leather,cold and molding to youas you count to ten. You don’t tell her the truthyou don’t want to playbecause you know wellInspiration doesn’tlike the isolation. Ready or notyou duck under bedsand peek behind doorspuzzled at how easyyou […]

“they say a storm is coming”

A Poem by Guest Poet Jennifer Gafford they say a storm is comingradar shows 100%severe lightningdownpourdark skiesdamaging winds. but the current climate shows,him cuddling before bed,and he sits in my lap after dinnerreceives my corrections with graceis friends with his whole 2nd grade classhe passes the ball on the fieldand reads to his brothers. so […]