5 votes   172 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 ... [+]

1 vote   941 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   626 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   466 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   420 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   176 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   130 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   637 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   2086 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