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  • For My Grandpa by Caitlyn Whiteman of Fort Peck Community College

    Nonfiction

    Interloper

    Douglas Suano Bootes

      Driving to a trailhead with sunrise blazing scarlet over cool mountain umber. See the profile, the ears, a coyote’s silhouette in a place you wouldn’t expect. Yes, there. Perched on a concrete barrier, rushing lanes of traffic on either side. Stop the car. Not natural, this posture, this poor choice of place for hesitation, yet eyes alert, paralyzed panic,…

  • Dakota Floral by Avis Charley of the Institute of American Indian Arts

    Fiction

    Gathering

    Antonio Gomez

    Thump! Thump! Thump! I tossed around like a fish out of water trying to fall back asleep. Thump! Thump! Thump! Ugh, what in the heck is that? I pedaled my feet back and forth trying to find the edge of the blanket so I could cover my cold feet. Finally, I was wrapped up like a cocoon and ready to…

  • Murmuration by Tyra Wilson of College of the Muscogee Nation

    Poetry

    Graduation

    Marcella Eriacho

    Land of Enchantment Rural Route 53 – Westbound 55 mph Isolated with pot holes A jack rabbit scurries across Ditat Dues – God Enriches Stateline – Westbound – I-40 75 mph Fast pace Small. Big. Large. Semis Travel Stops to the Left Southbound Border Patrol Deterring. Detecting. Apprehending Enforcement. Protection Port of Entry Early Morning Dawn – Field Workers Eureka!…

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    Body Beauty

    Scarlett Cortez

    As we don our shorts and tank tops this summer, allow people to embrace the skin they’re in-their stretchmarks, scars, body rolls, and all-not just the parts we deem acceptable.

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  • JUST AROUND THE RIVER BEND
    Just Around the River Bend

    Celina Gray

    With stability comes security, which is why change can be so hard. But change is constant and necessary.

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  • GRADUATION CLASS OF 2018
    Something to Celebrate

    Scarlett Cortez

    There is no cookie-cutter mold for a college student. Everyone must go at their own pace.

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