7 votes   2027 readings 5 min
I never truly understood how the world worked and why things happened the way they did. I know it might sound cliché but when you think about it, it really is the truth. Why did we exist, and what ... [+]

3 votes   667 readings 5 min
I love brunch, it’s an excuse to sleep in and eat breakfast late. As a non-morning person, I feel bright eyed and ready for this meal. This will be the first time I meet my fiancé’s parents so ... [+]

1 vote   1480 readings 3 min
Before my car spun out on the highway ice on the way to Chicago, slammed against the railing, and I found myself looking at the oncoming traffic of I-80—I used to spend a lot of time driving at ... [+]

7 votes   961 readings 1 min
As he keenly listened, her eyes filled with tears. A spontaneous embrace emerged. They shared nothing. Or, at least that’s what they thought. Not just the red bodily fluid nurturing their ... [+]

0 vote   1074 readings 1 min
She is quite pretty,
Shining brighter than New York city.
Her fair silhouette takes my breath away--relax

The breeze around her, smells like flower,
The only thing that gives me power. ... [+]

13 votes   831 readings 5 min
Eve stood on the balcony, recalling her first visit to State College. In 2017, she left the city she had lived for 18 years to study at Penn State. When Eve first came here, everything was new to ... [+]

0 vote   395 readings 1 min
Can we overdose?
Can you and I spend our lives in carless forevers with nonchalant attitudes and free spirits of endless first times with infinite highs?
All joy and all bliss.
Can we feel ... [+]

0 vote   252 readings 1 min
Overseas is where I went,
To escape the responsibilities,
Hoping to escape reality,
As it terrifies me.
With a hint of relief and relaxation,
I knew this is exactly what I needed.

... [+]

29 votes   1015 readings 3 min
I stood there in the pantry
My hands lightly carrying her hips
I could feel them start shaking
So I slowly loosened my grip

I was scared she would notice
But I wanted this to be ... [+]

Winner - Jury Selection
PSU The other side
8   2546 readings 3 min
Light peeks through the stain glass window in front of our small crawl-space attic, creating rainbows on the walls in our living room. I stand at the front door overlooking the sunlit street that ... [+]

Winner - Jury Selection
PSU New beginnings