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Rachel Alison

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Ben

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I think i’m okay. They say i’m okay. Am i okay? I feel all right.
    My eyes open--I can see. Check the limbs--intact. The heart--beating. But is it beating for me, or him?
    They speak to me--I can hear their words. I know what they’re saying. I open my mouth, and I respond. Conversation. They seem relieved. Maybe I should be relieved. I’m probably fine. I’m probably pretending.
    The empty cartons pile by the door. The next...

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wild + tame

PROMPT: WILD

Wild

 

red cups + pounding dubstep + acting like you don't care when

you do

 

Wild

 

drives home + the police officer lets you off easy + laughing bc the call was so 

close

too close

but life is good

it's good

you keep telling yourself that

 

Wild

 

staring out the window + watching the strobelights + the invitation

but you turn away + your own music pounds in your ear

separate

from their communal...

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Call Us All Anomalies

PROMPT: Album Review

    It’s an interesting case of irony, or what would be irony.

    Lecrae can’t be fit into a box. An outspoken Christian who raps and befriends fellow rappers who swing to the other side of the spiritual clock. A legitimate rapper who doesn’t preach hypocrisy. Real, but hopeful.

    Up until the release of his album “Anomaly” this past September, Lecrae has been constantly molding and evolving his image. From “Real Talk’s” heavy-hitting beats to “Church Clothes Vol. 2’s”...

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Flash Fiction Competition

Ben

I think i’m okay. They say i’m okay. Am i okay? I feel all right.
    My eyes open--I can see. Check the limbs--intact. The heart--beating. But is it beating for me, or him?
    They speak to me--I can hear their words. I know what they’re saying. I open my mouth, and I respond. Conversation. They seem relieved. Maybe I should be relieved. I’m probably fine. I’m probably pretending.
    The empty cartons pile by the door. The next day, they disappear. My leg swings over the edge of the bed. A girl walks in.
    “How are you?” she says.
“Fine.”

WILD

wild + tame

Wild

 

red cups + pounding dubstep + acting like you don't care when

you do

 

Wild

 

drives home + the police officer lets you off easy + laughing bc the call was so 

close

too close

but life is good

it's good

you keep telling yourself that

 

Wild

 

staring out the window + watching the strobelights + the invitation

but you turn away + your own music pounds in your ear

separate

from their communal rhythm. it jars your back, your neck

but you set your jaw + turn your melodies up

to block out their lives + hearts + try to focus on your own

 

Wild

 

your pen smears ink but your cheeks are flushed + you've never felt this alive before

nobody knows this feeling, you think, only you + nobody else

you're the one who dares to dream, right?

you're wild.

 

Wild

 

the lights blink in again +...

Album Review

Call Us All Anomalies

    It’s an interesting case of irony, or what would be irony.

    Lecrae can’t be fit into a box. An outspoken Christian who raps and befriends fellow rappers who swing to the other side of the spiritual clock. A legitimate rapper who doesn’t preach hypocrisy. Real, but hopeful.

    Up until the release of his album “Anomaly” this past September, Lecrae has been constantly molding and evolving his image. From “Real Talk’s” heavy-hitting beats to “Church Clothes Vol. 2’s” eclectic mix of songs and collaborators, eight albums and mixtapes have been tucked under his belt, along with multiple Grammy wins and nominations, including a faceoff against heavy hitters like Jay-Z and Kanye.

    I’ve only just recently joined the journey, but I can say in all honesty that “Anomaly” is probably my favorite album that I’ve ever listened to. Mixing creative wordplay with sophisticated production and life experience with motivational determination, it evaluates society and the genre of rap...

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