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36.

36.

Malia Huggins, FCHS Collaborator

January 14, 2016


Filed under Archive, Fluco Fine Arts Corner

"So what you're saying is that some man, just some man, did that to your mother?" the prosecutor slid a picture in front of me and jutted her long, talon-like finger at it, but I quickly pushed it away. "Don't make me look at that please," tears and makeup covered my cheeks but it seemed as thought...

Insomnia

Insomnia

Emily Graves, FCHS Collaborator

September 14, 2015


Filed under Fluco Fine Arts Corner

He’d been lying here for hours, Willing his unwilling eyes to shut, To drown out the light that was Beginning to flood Through his thin curtains Like a tidal wave of agony. He dreaded the sun, Dreaded the moment that His alarm clock would inevitably ring And he would have to leave The sweet...

Forget-Me-Not

Forget-Me-Not

Hannah Jones, FCHS Collaborator

August 27, 2015


Filed under Fluco Fine Arts Corner

I am a forget-me-not among roses Delicate but thorny Flashy but frail They tower above me I am a forget-me-not among roses Small but strong Quiet but magnificent Thriving and spreading in my own way I am a forget-me-not among roses And I am quietly powerful

Red

Red

Emily Desgrosiellier, FCHS Collaborator

August 27, 2015


Filed under Fluco Fine Arts Corner

The color red is the color of humanity. Red is the color of roses on a spring day. It’s the sweet sensation of love at first sight. It’s blush on your loved one’s cheeks as you kiss them goodnight. It’s your heart pumping and beating as he spins you around. It’s the color of her lips as she...

Invisible

Invisible

Abby Searcy, FCHS Journalist

August 27, 2015


Filed under Fluco Fine Arts Corner

As a kid I always wondered what it would be like to be invisible. All of the fun pranks, the tricks you could play, all of it. You could hide away, sneak around, anything your heart desired. Well, let me be the one to tell you, it’s not as great as it sounds. I am invisible. Not physically, where you...

What Happens to All the Lost Socks?

What Happens to All the Lost Socks?

Skylar Sanford, FCHS Collaborator

August 27, 2015


Filed under Fluco Fine Arts Corner

It usually concludes that we wear a pair of socks for the first time, send them to the dirty laundry pile, and then we never see them again. We search all over the house but it seems as if they just disappeared into thin air. Have you ever wondered what happened to them? There are these little holes...

Animal Crackers

Animal Crackers

Emily Desgrosiellier, FCHS Collaborator

August 27, 2015


Filed under Fluco Fine Arts Corner

The camel dragged its long, spindly legs through the fuzzy, barren wasteland. He was tired and alone. After being kicked under the bed six weeks ago, the camel had been thirsty and hungry, praying for someone to find him. He made the long quest, over Mt. Dirty Sock and through the Valley of Lost Hair...

Origami 2.0

Origami 2.0

Autumn Price and Aubry Lassiter

August 27, 2015


Filed under Fluco Fine Arts Corner

I remember the day that Anubis, the god of death, called me before him.

High School Lockdown

High School Lockdown

Renee Milligan, Assistant Fluco Beat Editor

June 1, 2015


Filed under Fluco Fine Arts Corner

Crack! He jumped in his seat, his head spinning. “What is it?  Is class over?” He asked. “No, Jacob, we’ve still got 45 minutes,” said Ashley as she continued typing, barely glancing away from her monitor. “Who woke me up?” he said with a yawn. “Who do you think?”  She ...

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