Lost and Found– Part 19 (prose)

(Been two months since the last part here, so here's the new one. Enjoy!) Hannah was less inebriated by the time they reached their porch, managing to unlock the door. “Going to nap,” she yawned. “Catch you two later.” She slunk off to her room. Lydia and Jasmine were left alone in the living room. …

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Lost and Found– Part 18 (prose)

Despite the dreary, November skies, the town was bustling full of people. It was no wonder, as it was the weekend. Even the tavern was nearly packed to the brim with family, friends, and co-workers enjoying the time off from work and school. The girls still managed to find a table at the back of …

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Lost and Found– Part 17 (prose)

Suddenly, the servant girl stopped as they were walking, squeezed her hand tightly and before Lydia knew what was happening, pulled them off the marked path and behind one of the trees nearby. “Wha—,” she started, caught off-guard. Jasmine pressed her against the tree trunk, looking straight into her eyes with an urgent expression. An …

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Lost and Found– Part 15 (prose)

Lydia went downstairs, meeting Hannah in the kitchen. Her cousin was whisking some eggs as she entered. “You and Jasmine, eh?” she teased, as she poured the eggs into the heated skillet. The pan sizzled upon contact. Lydia gave her an annoyed look. “Not even a ‘good morning’ first?” she retorted sarcastically. Jasmine was in …

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A Favorite Poem (Issue #38)

Greetings! This month's "A Favorite Poem" issue is none other from Peruvian-born poet Orlando Ricardo Menes, whose life is heavily-influenced by his Latino roots (from his Cuban parents and childhood in Spain). Titled "El Rastro," Menes' poem details his experiences growing up in Spain with its wild, hedonistic night life for the young adults (and …

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