Just a Dream

By: Yaire Alfaro     You flew into my heart. You made me happy. I knew it was too good to be true, I just can’t believe one little wind blew us apart. You went one way, I went the other. I tried to fight but it was useless. I tried, but you didn’t However,…

Too Good to be True?

By: Frank Remele and Razmon Urbano   Jerry Serratos drove to work comfortably, believing he had made it in life. At 24 years old, he was the CEO and founder of the tech giant Ulo, worth billions. His own personal worth amounted to an excess of 500 million dollars, which was more than enough to…

The Man Under Your Bed

By: Yaire Alfaro   Roses are red, violets are blue. Soon he will be after you, so run and hide–do as you please, ‘Cause soon you will no longer breathe. Cry and beg, but he will show no regret. Tell your loved ones you care because you will no longer be there, You woke him…

Never Be Alone: Chapter 2

By: Daniella Suarez Link to: Chapter 1 My heart began to race. I felt like my heart was going to pop out of my chest. My father’s eyes were bloodshot. I knew he was drunk again. “What are you doing in my room?” I didn’t know what to say, I felt like he was going to…

Never be Alone: Chapter 1

By: Daniella Suarez Some days I wonder if my dad misses me. Other days I wonder why I’m still wondering. It’s so crazy how everything can change in a blink of an eye; how can he just abandon me like that? I was 5 years old when my mother died of breast cancer. At that…

Debilitated Fate

By Evelyn Carrillo  Chapter 1: The Impossible It all started in the year 2050 when mankind encountered extraterrestrial beings. They were called Gingous and they had the ability to resolve any situation that they encountered. They had egg-like heads and muscular figures. They also had two arms and two legs, their skin a slate-blue color…

What Lurks In the Dark

By: Shanni De La Cruz His thoughts were occupied with her.  With her.  This was ridiculous only because he didn’t even know her last name.  Jessica…Jessica…something.  That would be his new mission for the month, since this one was nearly over. Daniel glanced over at AJ.  The guy was bathed in half-light, so Daniel didn’t…

Love and War

“AJ.” AJ looked up at him, mouth filled with burger. “Mmf.” Daniel took a moment to answer, momentarily distracted by the busy cafeteria.  It was a fishbowl of a cafeteria, to be honest.  The sounds would rebound off the walls, creating a jumbled mess of laughs, shouts, and voices.  It was a comforting sound –…

Too Late

By Julie Moreno * * *         “Why are you late?” Mr. Valdez looks at me waiting for my answer. I’m standing in front of the classroom with everyone staring.         Will you like to ask my siblings that? “I woke up late,” I murmur to him. He nods at me and tells me to…

Name of the Game

Fiction By Shanni De La Cruz “What?”  Daniel glanced at Michael, who’d been the one to speak.  The quarterback had an eyebrow raised, a chip halted halfway on the journey to his mouth.  Michael followed Daniel’s gaze, and the white-haired boy took the opportunity to pluck the chip out of the quarterback’s hand and shove…

Conquer

I wasn’t always shy. Talking wasn’t a huge problem for me, unless I was forced to talk to a stranger. But it is natural for a kid to become shy when meeting new people. It becomes a worry when you’re fifteen-years-old and can’t even talk to your own cousins, who are a year or two…

Waking Up

By Dalyn Baxter I woke up as a chicken. Now, I know most people don’t have the weird disease known to me as the I-don’t-know-what-or-who-I-am-going-to-wake-up-as-because-my-body-can’t-make-up-its-mind-and-stay-human virus, but I’m a peculiar kid. The label is genius though, right? If you haven’t figured it out by that description, I change my form all the time. It’s not…