Students wrote stories based on some of their favorite songs. These are their stories… The Devil Went Down to Georgia – Primus “The devil went down to Georgia he was lookin’ for a soul to stealHe was in a bind ’cause he was way behindAnd he was willing to make a dealWhen he came across this young manSawing on a fiddle and playing it hotAnd … Continue reading Devil Went Down to Georgia by Hailey Hoffman
I sit in the waiting room, my leg bouncing and my left hand tugging at the hair tie on my right wrist, leaving scratches where my nails meet skin. My eyes dart around the room frantically, jumping from fellow waiters, the tv, and the big double doors in front of me. I almost want to move, face the other way, so I don’t have to … Continue reading The Past is a Scar in Our Future. By Chloe Riggs
Clothes laid in a crumpled stack at the end of a twin-sized bed, a trail of soot-covered socks creating a road to the head of the bed. A phone was gripped loosely in the hold of a teenage girl. The rectangular device slowly slid its way off her hand, preparing for the dive it was about to take. It leaped off, plopping in the water … Continue reading Never Been There, Never Did That. By Chloe Riggs
October 15, 2019 Dear Wondrous Traveler, Do you remember when we met? I am sure we met before this time, but you never introduced yourself to me until then. Or maybe I just never allowed you to. It was when I decided to make the biggest decision of my life; the decision to let you in, trusting that you would not leave to find a … Continue reading To a Wondrous Traveler. From Chloe Riggs.
10-11-19 Dear Alyssa, Do you remember the song “Find out who your friends are?” Well you are the definition of that song. We have been through many ups and downs. Do you remember the time that I had a huge mental breakdown? You got ready as fast as you could and cranked up your car and came to my house. You picked me up and … Continue reading To My Best Friend. From Alexis Barker.