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It Was Ricky

By Anna Schmeer

momma momma momma it was ricky it was ricky

momma don’t believe that it was ricky who done it she thinks i killed him

momma momma momma don’t call the fuzz it was ricky it was ricky


Every Bit as Dark as You

By Blaire Lauren Ginsburg

Just as wild and just as true, I’m every bit as dark as you. I would not show it on my face, But I’ve learned your secret, silent grace. Your gait is sure as the day is fair And filled with ling’ring subtle air, But I won’t let it fool me so; I know your mind, like mine, in woe With thoughts that


The Little Girl from the Pawnshop

By Sam Speer

I felt as big as a mountain with the bolt cutters slung across my shoulders. Three weeks ago, when the summer had reached its solstice I had found them packed deep down in the trunk of my car.