Chomp

Chomp

A Journal Of Literature And Art

by Stephanie Stott   I My fingers found his under the starlight. Cradled in our secret corner of Broadview park, I watched Daniel’s breath as it plumed from his delicate lips. It was a mid-February night, packed with sudden winds that chilled our skin in bursts.   Though I had touted a supreme GPA in […]

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By Alyssa Harmon my love is like one of those halloween buckets with a sign above it begging trick or treaters in disguises to only take one piece of candy, and not be greedy and some people will just take one piece, but some take the whole bucket and start running down the street and […]

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By Eden Squish Mackenzie TW: Homophobia, use of homophobic slur   Sabrina woke in a cold sweat in the middle of the night. It took her a while to realize that it wasn’t her alarm that woke her. She knit her eyebrows as she grabbed her phone. Squinting at the light, she read the time. […]

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By Melanie Quezada   No matter how many times you change your name be it Cronus or Saturn you can’t run from what you’ve done How could you have done what you did? Devoured your children? Your gluttonous stride for the throne should have died with your father Your snake-like jaw should have stayed shut […]

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By Claudia Tay The young man by the tree beheld his lover as she strode up the hill towards him. In the pale moonlight, her delicate figure seemed to glow. Clutched by her side were thick hemp cords, dyed red, as he’d instructed her to. This tree had a history of suicides and hangings. He had tested […]

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By Hunter Brake The HMS Griffin tossed in the choppy sea, for even this marvel of 17th century technology could not tame this mighty, midnight storm. Captain Bradley wrestled with the helm as a particularly vicious wave caught the boat and sent the crew toppling to the deck. Bradley’s tricorn hat was ripped free by […]

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By Melanie Quezada         Most women fear of their husband’s infidelity; I fear that my husband is going to kill me.         When my husband was gentle, Saturday mornings were my favorite. As soon as I would wake, I could hear him rustling through the cabinet of pots and pans. Ralph used to whistle along […]

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By Madison Brake the cage, it was cold steel beginning to show hints of rust. He couldn’t say why he didn’t tell Kol, except that he didn’t think he quite trusted the creature. “Ah,” said Kol. “Well then. Should you find it, perhaps we might talk.” Elias left Kol to his cage and continued to […]

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By Mayuri Singh Under the languid moon Your feverish eyes and starved lips Curl above my tombless flesh.   You have reaped this moment— Waited for me to ripen below The indolent rays of these years past.   Tonight you clench my rested visage While my cheeks still sting from the merry moments  spent hours […]

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By April Carter It was particularly cold that morning when I got the call. The sun was playing hide and seek with the clouds, but for the most part, it remained out of sight. Sunshine could not face what my family and I were about to endure. My aunt’s voice was shaky when I answered the phone: “P-please […]

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