Category: Literature

Literary Junky’s Hometown is the portion of Sightline that includes student submissions of poetry, prose or editorials. If you are an undiscovered creative genius and would like to have your voice heard, email you submissions to schrockrachel14@bethanycs.net.

What Do We Do? A poem by Braydon Harshberger

What Do We Do? What do we do when we are staring into the face of evil? Do we stand strong? Do we stand up against the forces trying to hold us back? Do we continue to say that nothing…

More Poems by Gavin Rusel, Student Poet

Anyone is invited to submit any poetry for consideration 🙂   Life Moves On You have a choice, A chance to use your voice Will you?   Will you be swept up in the bustle Or get away from the…

Poetry Feature: Gavin Rusel

These poems are by Gavin Rusel (’18). Original formatting has been preserved. Enjoy! The Choice is Yours The Pen or the Sword? society says Sword, I beg to differ   A Sword is a weapon, Made for: Killing Fighting Showing…

The Adventures Of Raven Girl And Strawberry Kid Part 4

  “Hey. Hey, Rowan. Wake up.” Rowan floats to consciousness and focuses her eyes on Andy. It’s bright in the room and it must be at least noon. Andy smiles slightly. “Hey, sleepyhead, it’s 4:30. You hungry? I just got…

The Adventures of Raven Girl And Strawberry Kid, Part 2

It’s Monday, a week since she met Rowan, and Andy doesn’t want to go to school. She trudges to the bus stop, remembering the way Rowan had said she’d “see you around, friend,” as she left Andy’s apartment after an…

The Adventures Of Raven Girl And Strawberry Kid

“Hey, girl! Hey pretty face, why won’t you talk to me?” That’s the third time he’s spoken, jeering from the seat behind her, his breath hot and acrid on the back of her neck. Andy cringes. She swallows her replies,…

The Servant of Sparta: Chapter 3

Chapter 3 There wasn’t much for us to do on the boat. I spent most of my time in the hold, trying to calm Pleisthenes. The ocean waves weren’t agreeing well with either of us, but I was feeling less…

From the Desk of: Santa Claus

Warning: May have to be read out loud to be understood. Age: 5 Dear Santa, I hav ben a vry good gurl this yer. I promis!!! If u saw tht time I hit my brothr thn I am sory. But…

Chapter 2: The Servant of Sparta

Chapter 2 “Atheria!” A high pitched voice called. I spun around and saw Princess Hermione on the floor in front of me, looking up at me in confusion. ‘Why are you standing on the chair?” she asked quizzically. Another maid…