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Essie Nail Lacquer Willow in the Wind 705

Essie Nail Lacquer Willow in the Wind 705

Alice Sheffer, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

Paint my fingers with that nine  dollar Canadian nail polish. Paint  my world green as aspens,  green leaching from my fingertips, green  as the moss that grows on my childhood  swingset....

Bones and Things

Bones and Things

Alice Sheffer, Staff Writer May 22, 2023

  No one seemed to appreciate the curvature of the whale bones as he did. So, his class left him behind, all alone in the museum, to look at the spiny vertebrae hung from the ceiling as they seemed...

Creative Taxidermy

Creative Taxidermy

Alice Sheffer, Staff Writer April 11, 2023

  When I was younger, I was afraid of the woods.  My mother would tell me stories about the monsters that lurked behind every bush, tree, and boulder. My brother worsened my fear by saying...

Fairytale Lake

Fairytale Lake

Alice Sheffer, Staff Writer April 11, 2023

Shivering in the wind like a young child, with green leaves quaking in the fierce lake breeze; there’s nothing else to do; be oh so wild.   The perfect fairytale clouds, just unstyled, sitting...

Feeling Shaky in the Dynasty of Infatuation

Feeling Shaky in the Dynasty of Infatuation

Alice Sheffer, Staff Writer January 23, 2023

You pause and relay the words I told you,  instructions for swordplay with the stars.  Fragile dewdrop roll down the hourglass  nailed tightly on the rooftop near your bed.    The...

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