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.

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…

Chapter 1: The Servant of Sparta

Over the next few weeks, I will be publishing chapters of my story, The Servant of Sparta. I will be posting a new chapter every two to three weeks. The Servant of Sparta follows the life of Atheria, the young…

Contest Winners Announced

The winners of the Sightline poetry contest have been announced! In third place: Untitled by Katie Hurst In second place: “You Can Always Assume Too Much” by Isabel Rondo In first place: “Master” by Peter Shirk Congratulations to all our winners and…