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Rock Dust*


2015 Merit Award
By Téa Beaulieu (5th grade)

Rock Dust

Rock on my windowsill
scratched and rigid,
yet strong as can be.
Wind flows through my window… 38 more words

Poetry

Tronic Podcast 160 with Christian Smith B2B Arjun Vagale

Recorded Live at Tronic Showcase @ Bijou, Boston, USA

The show is syndicated worldwide by Syndicast (www.syndicast.co.uk)
If you are interested in airing the show please register your radio station here: 7 more words

House

Mother*


2015 Walk Award
By Devin Zook (11th grade)

Mother

Halting at the first sight of danger
Like a school bus approaching train tracks;
Advancing on new environments… 108 more words

Poetry

The Black Monkey by Christian Smith

The tale begins with a long tradition of burying a stuffed monkey on Halloween to ward off evil. It’s a tradition that’s gone on for a hundred years, but it has become just an excuse for the younger folks in the town of Bakersfield to let off steam and drink. 573 more words

Fiction

The Black Monkey by Christian Smith

The tale begins with a long tradition of burying a stuffed monkey on Halloween to ward off evil. It’s a tradition that’s gone on for a hundred years, but it has become just an excuse for the younger folks in the town of Bakersfield to let off steam and drink. 573 more words

Fiction

Little Brother*


2015 Walk Award
By Jessica Lann (10th grade)

Little Brother

Little Brother
You tap dance loudly on our wood floor
Wishing you were Fred Astaire… 100 more words

Poetry

Warped Christianity

Sociologist Christian Smith introduced the phrase Moralistic Therapeutic Deism in his book Soul Searching:The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers.  Smith, and his colleagues, assert that, from their research, this would be a fitting description of the spirituality of the typical American teenager – a spirituality they gained from watching and listening to their Baby Boomer parents. 170 more words

American Christianity