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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?><rss version="2.0" xmlns:atom="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom"><channel><title>creative-writing on The Taliaferro Times Online</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/tags/creative-writing/</link><description>Recent content in creative-writing on The Taliaferro Times Online</description><generator>Hugo -- gohugo.io</generator><language>en-us</language><copyright>The Taliaferro Times - A public forum for student expression - student editors make all content decisions. Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a</copyright><lastBuildDate>Sun, 26 Jan 2020 21:05:36 -0600</lastBuildDate><atom:link href="https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/tags/creative-writing/index.xml" rel="self" type="application/rss+xml"/><item><title>You Call Her...</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/you-call-her/</link><pubDate>Sun, 26 Jan 2020 21:05:36 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/you-call-her/</guid><description>She avoids her reflection.
You call her odd.
She doesn't take pictures.
You call her party crasher.
She doesn't eat.</description></item><item><title>Lone Shark</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/lone-shark/</link><pubDate>Sun, 26 Jan 2020 21:00:20 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/lone-shark/</guid><description>I sometimes wonder in this big ocean world we live in, where I’m heading?
Where my journey is taking me? Am I heading the right way or the wrong way?</description></item><item><title>Poetry Club: Write Pass Write</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/poetry-club/</link><pubDate>Fri, 10 Jan 2020 21:37:41 -0600</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/poetry-club/</guid><description>The following poems were written by Poetry Club during Activity Period.
Aspiration New year, Same me
Same me, Same dreams</description></item><item><title>Copyright</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/copyright/</link><pubDate>Thu, 02 Jan 2020 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2020/01/copyright/</guid><description>The US has gone awry with copyright by Nate Ijams
A Note from the Author: This work seeks to explore, with a purpose, some flaws I see in our copyright system as it exists today.</description></item><item><title>Cold Thoughts</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/cold-thoughts/</link><pubDate>Mon, 16 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/cold-thoughts/</guid><description>There was a time when I was lying in my bed, half an hour to midnight. The clock was ticking softly but loudly.</description></item><item><title>Poetry Club</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/poetry-club/</link><pubDate>Sat, 14 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/poetry-club/</guid><description>Just last month, we got to talk with Kelanni Edwards, a junior at Booker. T Washington, about the new club she recently started: Poetry Club.</description></item><item><title>HELP</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/help/</link><pubDate>Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/help/</guid><description>Sometimes it’s better to be alone. No one can hurt you.
- Megara
Mine. I remember that day like it was yesterday.</description></item><item><title>The Lyrics of Phoebe Bridgers</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/the-lyrics-of-phoebe-bridgers/</link><pubDate>Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/the-lyrics-of-phoebe-bridgers/</guid><description>Lyrics Inspired by Phoebe Bridgers’s writing style.
(Verse 1)
The smell of alcohol lingers on his breath
Too long to pass the time</description></item><item><title>To do or not to do</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/to-do-or-not-to-do/</link><pubDate>Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/to-do-or-not-to-do/</guid><description>Ms. Walker's AP Literature class has been reading Hamlet for the past month. We were asked to rewrite Hamlet's famous soliloquy “To be or not to be”, this is my version:</description></item><item><title>Conflicting</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/conflicting/</link><pubDate>Wed, 04 Dec 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/12/conflicting/</guid><description>The Sun shines strangely,
Beams too bright and too fleeting,
Chasing out the cold
Wind swirls listlessly,
Inspired to blow, then stops,</description></item><item><title>The Weekly Digest: November 20th</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/the-weekly-digest-november-20th/</link><pubDate>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/the-weekly-digest-november-20th/</guid><description>Around the World Bolivia&amp;lsquo;s president, Evo Morales, resigned from his position. At the same time, the Vice-President, leaders of both legislative bodies, and others left office, leaving the country effectively leaderless for many days.</description></item><item><title>An Orion Point Thanksgiving</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/an-orion-point-thanksgiving/</link><pubDate>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/an-orion-point-thanksgiving/</guid><description>Orion Point has been a team for many years. They had been through some ups and downs in many different seasons, but they never expected to be placed in the Forage Sector during the oddly named Turkey Day.</description></item><item><title>Rabbit Habits</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/rabbit-habits/</link><pubDate>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/rabbit-habits/</guid><description>We all have habits that are big and bad.
Some may say that habits are good.
And some may say they're utterly all bad.</description></item><item><title>The Weekly Digest: November 11th</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/weekly-11-11/</link><pubDate>Sun, 10 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/weekly-11-11/</guid><description>Around the World Armistice Day is celebrated today, November 11th, around the world. It marks the 101st anniversary of the day the First World War ended with the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany.</description></item><item><title>Joe Mama</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/joe-mama/</link><pubDate>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/joe-mama/</guid><description>Faithful stars light faithless things,
And for my mind, the light still sings,
For questions the sky thus brings,
But answers forget to follow.</description></item><item><title>Senior Season</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/senior-season/</link><pubDate>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/11/senior-season/</guid><description>It's our senior year,
Just look at us now,
Look at how we've grown,
In these passing four years.
Walking through these halls that hold so many memories,</description></item><item><title>Ethical Considerations In Microcosm Experimentation</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-ethical-microcosm/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-ethical-microcosm/</guid><description>In response to the use of living animals in a school project at Booker
T. Washington High School.
General Conclusions I.</description></item><item><title>The First Rain</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-first-rain/</link><pubDate>Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-first-rain/</guid><description>You know that feeling when you step outside to petrichor?
It’s ineffable to me how it leaves you wanting more.</description></item><item><title>The Monsters of the Mountain</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-monsters-mountain/</link><pubDate>Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-monsters-mountain/</guid><description>There once was a village of small creatures who lived together in peace. The creatures looked unlike anything that had existed before—small, with big yellow eyes that glow in the dark and silky blue fur ranging from the palest of ice to the deepest of midnight.</description></item><item><title>Your Melody</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-your-melody/</link><pubDate>Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/10/2019-10-your-melody/</guid><description>My heart flutters like a peaceful melody
Gently strummed on your guitar.
As your fingers move along the fretboard
My stomach pounces,</description></item><item><title>Shelley in the Vending Machine</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-shelley/</link><pubDate>Tue, 24 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-shelley/</guid><description>When the soul of Earth ignited fire,
The heavens faintly spoke,
With a furtive background choir,
Let there be Diet Coke.</description></item><item><title>There's Some Weird S*** In Minnesota's Woods</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-weird-in-woods/</link><pubDate>Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-weird-in-woods/</guid><description>You know this is one of those things that you’re not supposed to talk about. The kinda things considered “taboo” amongst those who know about it, but this has been aching at me for months now, living in the deep crevices of my mind, never really fading from my active thought.</description></item><item><title>Standing on a Timebomb</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-timebomb/</link><pubDate>Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-timebomb/</guid><description>The world is on fire,
I'm told to sit quieter—
Don't talk back,
&amp;ldquo;We've got this under control.&amp;rdquo;
You ignore me,</description></item><item><title>13</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-13/</link><pubDate>Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-13/</guid><description>13
Spooky Skeletons
12
Candy Corn
11
Ghouls
10
Ghosts
9
Pennywise
8
Silence
7
Darkness
6
Creeping cold
5</description></item><item><title>Mother-Sun</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-mother-sun/</link><pubDate>Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-mother-sun/</guid><description>The sun is hot like an overheating car engine.
The steam and heat of a boiling teapot waiting to explode.</description></item><item><title>Kicking off the year with creativity!</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-newspaper-creativity/</link><pubDate>Sat, 07 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/09/2019-09-newspaper-creativity/</guid><description>To kick off the new 2019-2020 school year, the newspaper decided to write some poetry and short stories! Three minutes were given to each person to write something up and share it at our first meeting on August 30th, 2019.</description></item><item><title>A Moral Dilemma</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-a-moral-dilemma/</link><pubDate>Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-a-moral-dilemma/</guid><description>Compared to most fiction stories you read, you may believe that this story is, well, fiction. But I assure you that this is a completely TRUE recounting of past events, although many parts of this may seem exaggerated.</description></item><item><title>Last Minute</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-last-minute/</link><pubDate>Sun, 14 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-last-minute/</guid><description>I’m starting to write this poem on the night before it’s due.
It’s certainly unpolished —​ the font may be askew​.</description></item><item><title>Bees</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-bees/</link><pubDate>Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/2019-04-bees/</guid><description>Bees Bees
Fly into a blooming spring flower
Feel the petals soft and velvet
Buzz in delight
Cover themselves in a light and yellow dust</description></item><item><title>The Weekly Digest - April 9th, 2019</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/weekly-digest-04-09/</link><pubDate>Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/weekly-digest-04-09/</guid><description>You can subscribe to the email newsletter.
Booker T. Washington Free Speech
I will be linking this document because it is so important.</description></item><item><title>The Weekly Digest - April 2nd, 2019</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/weekly-digest-04-02/</link><pubDate>Tue, 02 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/04/weekly-digest-04-02/</guid><description>Wow! It's been a while since I've had the opportunity to put one of these out. This one is full of content from the last few days, and I encourage you to read everything I've linked to.</description></item><item><title>Battle Scars</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-battle-scars-by-ghost-girl/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-battle-scars-by-ghost-girl/</guid><description>These wallsFeel like a prisonThis box I hide myself inIt’s collapsing And I can’t find the door to get outThe room is filled with invisible doubtsFears and emotions that I only know one wayTo get them to stop screaming at meI am not proud of itI am downright terrifiedThe people I call friendsHelp me so muchBut I still worry that One day they will hate me as much as I doI don’t eat and nothing is easy anymoreLiving every day is a painBut I do it and to meI am stronger than any girl of steel could ever beMy life has changedMy field of daisies and flowersHas died and I just can’t do itLive every day like nothing is wrong When everything is wrongWhen the walls of society don’t exist anymore And I just float in that black void Between belonging and popularityThe one candle that lit that dark voidIs gone, snuffed out like it was nothingAnd in this dark void is a tempting offerLike the devil is asking me to sell my soulBut then the demon raging in my head fadesAnd that one part of me that is still humanWonders why would I put the people I love through thisBut then the demon takes hold once again And tells me that no one loves meOver and Over day after dayAnd to be honestHe’s right and sureYou just think I am crazy and rantingBut to me this is the next best thingThis might not mean anything to you but Five months, five months without a new scarBut without a new scar I realize that The voices in my head get strongerI can hardly stop my hands from shaking And just like that my beautiful God given giftIs torn away from meBut that doesn’t even come close to The pain I feel 24/7And as a reflex I have started callingThese marks of pain my “battle scars”What battle was I in you may askI have one answer for youI am losing a war with myselfAnd I won that tiny trivial battle But it doesn’t matter nowBecause I hurt so much And there is nothingThat anyone canDo aboutIt</description></item><item><title>January</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-january-by-baylee-mcdonald/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-january-by-baylee-mcdonald/</guid><description>This year I vow, I say to myself. This year I vow to throw away the mask I wear for everyday deception.</description></item><item><title>January Hornet Highlight</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-january-hornet-highlight-quentin-williams/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-january-hornet-highlight-quentin-williams/</guid><description>When asked what his favorite part about our school is, he says:</description></item><item><title>Let's Move On</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-lets-move-on-by-tevin-nguyen/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-lets-move-on-by-tevin-nguyen/</guid><description>To change is to be one with yourself. To know your choices in life if they have been good or bad.</description></item><item><title>New Semester: New Start</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-new-semester-new-start-by-luke-latham/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-new-semester-new-start-by-luke-latham/</guid><description>Winter is in the air;Oh how those poor grades do fare.Finals did harm once beautiful scores,And no longer are all of the GPA’s fours.</description></item><item><title>Procrastination</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-procrastination-by-ian-benway/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-procrastination-by-ian-benway/</guid><description>Same old essay situation—twelve-hundred words, full citation;So this time I may find elation, if I avoid procrastination. Yes, this time my sole fixation lies within the whole creationOf my dull assigned dictation within this week’s short duration.</description></item><item><title>Through the eyes of anxiety</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-through-the-eyes-of-anxiety-by-baylee-mcdonald/</link><pubDate>Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/2019/02/2019-02-01-through-the-eyes-of-anxiety-by-baylee-mcdonald/</guid><description>Through the eyes of anxiety…
I come in the dark, when you least expect me and never asked for me. I come in the hushed whispers, telling you you’re never going to be good enough.</description></item><item><title>Bl(i)nk by Calamus</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-13-blink-by-calamus/</link><pubDate>Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-13-blink-by-calamus/</guid><description>It glared at her.
Blinked incessantly.
Taunted, teased her.
What are you going to do? it whispered.
She lifted a finger to—</description></item><item><title>Interview with Truman Pipestem</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-11-interview-with-truman-pipestem-by-george-markert/</link><pubDate>Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-11-interview-with-truman-pipestem-by-george-markert/</guid><description>Booker T. Newspaper interviewer George Markert sat down with Truman Pipestem, member of the T-Connection band, to ask him a few questions about his nomination for Mr.</description></item><item><title>Welcome!</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-04-welcome/</link><pubDate>Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-04-welcome/</guid><description>Welcome to the Booker T. Washington High School Newspaper and Creative Writing Club!
Check out this website for all our published writing and various resources.</description></item><item><title>An Ode to Mr. Hames</title><link>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-07-an-ode-to-mr-hames/</link><pubDate>Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000</pubDate><guid>https://thetaliaferrotimes.org/old/2018-09-07-an-ode-to-mr-hames/</guid><description>An ode to Mr. Hames,
From whom all beauty frames.
Tall and slender like trees deciduous.
Charismatic as if Odysseus.</description></item></channel></rss>