“He is dead and gone, lady, He is dead and gone; At his head a grass-green turf, At his
heels a stone.” (IV.V.XXX)
The warm whisper of a melody winds through the air, escaping like the last embers of
an abandoned fire
From the chilled lips of crippled innocence flows the omen of foretold sleep
Up she goes, wracked with the weight of a sort of neglected recklessness, heavy
To braid-to weave-to intertwine; to speak through those which so romantically offer life
and beseech upon death
Go silently; succumb to the suffocation of the mouth and the suppression of the mind
The ferality of consciousness, the human abyss, danker than the lure of the murky
Every time I walk home from school,
I see that little sprout,
Wondering what the plant would do
If we had an everlasting drought.
I sometimes think I’ve seen it before
In my life or in a dream.
I ask myself if it ever felt lonely
With such a low self-esteem. Continue reading “The Little Sprout by Angela Guzman”
We are born with the urge to live,
So we live each day dying to live,
But ultimately, we live to die.
I stare blankly at a numb ceiling
As my innocence is strangled and fades away.
“We are the same…”
my heart cries to the walls.
They cannot hear me, they do not feel me.
I feel the same. Continue reading “The Story of My Life by Anon”
Pegasus: Meade Literary Magazine would like to announce the winners of the Spring Literary Magazine contest. Please congratulate the following students for all of their hard work:
1st Place Poetry: Jaylah Easter, “Ophelia”
2nd Place Poetry: Angela Guzman, “Little Sprout”
1st Place Prose: Cynthia Ocloo, “The Queen Herself”
2nd Place Prose: Yasmine Bryant, “The Story of My Life”
1st Place Song: D’Juan Moreland, “Song 2”
1st Place Film: Dillon Higgins, “Society”
1st Place Painting: Charity Ray, “Stargazer”
1st Place Photos: Christina Huang, waterfall
1st Place Pencil: Cynthia Ocloo, “Riding the Night”