Ophelia by Jaylah Easter

“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

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Meade’s Spring Lit Mag Contest Winners

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”

 

Spring Literary Magazine Contest

Meade’s Spring Lit Mag Contest

Poems, stories, films, photos, original artwork, and music compositions

Are you a poet or story writer? Do you like film-making or composing your own music? Are you an artist or photographer? Have you ever wanted your work to be published in a magazine? Then submit your work to Meade’s Spring Literary Magazine Contest! Give us your best work and we’ll showcase it for you. This contest will run from April 9th-20th, and winners will receive a small prize! If you miss the deadline, you will not be entered into the contest, but your work may still be uploaded on our website.

We’re always looking for help to put the magazine together, too! If you’d like to be on staff, please come to D407 during Pride Period every Tuesday, we’d be happy to have you!

Bring submissions in to D407 or send as an email attachment/share Google Doc with meadelitmag2018@gmail.com. For more information, contact Ms. Lindsay in D407 or email llindsay@aacps.org

 

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