The Herd

The Radio

Jacob Towne, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Filed under Creative Writing

Somewhere in an unremarkable part of Maine, near the coast, but not so close to the coast that’s it’s good real estate, is the town of Harold. Harold likes to stay out of the news. It’s a safe town of good people with l...

trophy hunter

beanie, Guest Writer

February 13, 2019

Filed under Creative Writing

you think the heads hung on your wall define you, prove your masculine worth. to me, they are a warning to stay far away. women and animals are not yours. we are not yours, we are not trophies for your wall, we are...

i wanna be

beanie, Guest Writer

February 13, 2019

Filed under Creative Writing

i wanna be hope, i wanna be free. i wanna be the kinda girl that radiates light like the sun, the kinda girl my cousin looks up to, and my great-grandmother smiles down at. i wanna be good, but i don’t wanna be pure. i...

Orange

Sophie Burchill, Co-Editor in Chief

February 13, 2019

Filed under Creative Writing

Blossoms blushing in the orange sun. Whistling birds in somber trees; Hold fast their little ones.   Coronation ceremony for the sovereign sun. Families march with willful pleas; Hold fast their little ones.  ...

Clouds

Sophie Burchill, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Filed under Creative Writing, Front page

I was living by myself, introverted, underwhelmed.   But then I saw you there, eyes covered by hair.   I ran over to say hello, you shied away but you didn’t go.   What a nice warm atmosphere s...

if only the world were a little kinder

Beanie

October 24, 2018

Filed under Creative Writing

    if only the world were a little kinder, no old men starving in the streets, no Vietnam vets struggling to survive after they gave their sanity to a war they didn’t want.   if only the w...

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