1 vote   404 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 ... [+]

0 vote   186 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 ... [+]

13 votes   200 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   77 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... [+]

0 vote   64 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 ... [+]

29 votes   442 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... [+]

Winner - Jury Selection
PSU The other side
6   1723 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
3   1418 readings 3 min
I stare at the sky and all of its colors and shades, lights and darks, reds and yellows within its deep blue. The sun elongates the shadows created by my body and my black ‘77 Trans-Am parked on... [+]