Elementia secrets

Writing

The Secret

By Cole Fevold

A secret that was not meant for ears, Would be told for many years. Some whispered words meant for a friend, Would be overheard and spread without end.

Since one person found out That which none were sure about. Not knowing if it be false or true, That is when it began to ensue.


Life in a Swamp of Lies

By Brandon Rainwater

Never wanted to be proven wrong Even when trapped in a corner Heart thumping; Knee's quivering; Lip's trembling; As my mind races to cover up yet another

What started out as one little innocent white lie Has splintered out into uncountable amounts


Surfacing

By Jaden Gragg

There is so much beneath the surface of what we are being told, like cream rising to the top of milk, like layers in the ocean, like light filtering in only through the top. The rest is inky darkness, so much life and truth swirling beneath the surface.


Wallflower

By Margaret Koulen

The wallflower sits and listens, in the back of the classroom, remembering each word spoken.

She never smiles, never laughs, has never shown emotion.


Secret Keeper

By Emily Birger

I’m the kind of girl who doesn’t let go. I’m the kind of girl who doesn’t let her true colors show. The girl who hides her sadness as if she’s wearing a mask And says that everything is fine. The girl who pretends everything is sublime. But on stage she’s the only thing that could ever matter. No