Dance

Dance

The dance is subtle. Seem benign. Smart, but not smart enough to offend. Not too aggressive, you’ll be labelled one of them. Hair not too wild, you don’t want to be one of them. Shuffle. Hip swing. Turn. Don’t spend too much time with another dancer, if too many of...
Anonymous Trampers

Anonymous Trampers

Anonymous Trampers Collage and embroidery thread on canvas. 8”x8”. In my work, I examine the concept of identity as an assemblage of influences, challenging conventions in popular culture from a woman’s perspective. My paintings are portraits and parts of the face...
Peripheral Vision

Peripheral Vision

Presenting the 2018 Milton Literary Festival Young Authors Creative Fiction Writing Contest Middle School Grand Prize Winner “Peripheral Vision”  By Roxanna Karim Northwestern Middle School, Grade 7 Nameless Tunes He was simply Leo. Not LeRoy. Not Roy....
Lila

Lila

Presenting the 2018 Milton Literary Festival Young Authors Creative Fiction Writing Contest High School Grand Prize Winner “Lila” By Madison Loud St. Francis High School, Grade 9 Lila, my sister, and I stood about six feet away from the bark-covered trunk...