An Excerpt from “Hiraeth”

Artwork by Claire Smith “Resistance” An excerpt from Hiraeth Written by Allis Sells Creative Writing Galatea’s thick curls blew wildly as she climbed along the large boulders of the rocky coast, eyes searching for something hidden away. I still followed her around to every depth of the island just like when we were younger. The sun peaked over the horizon, setting Galatea’s hair alight as it brightly shined orange and golden a color that was rare here. I had never seen anyone with the same exotic look Galatea had. Suddenly my best friend jumped down from the rocks right out…

Amidst a Storm

Artwork by Maria Deloera Illustrative “Firegirl” “Amidst A Storm” Written by Allis Sells Creative Writing The storm outside wreaks havoc on the land like your words left me dangling  off the edge of “what I could have done”. My chest heaves along with the same rhythm of thundering sounds that rattle the cold, wet earth.  And soon enough the sky will split open, and my heart will shatter as the lightning brightly strikes.  In my head he wanted me— the beautiful breeze in the spring, not the wild winds of the sea.  Even with the feeling of unrequited love weighing…