Habits and Objects

by Shivranjana R, 07/29/2020, Panaji, GA Adult Category Letting go of habits through objects. Building habits through objects. Three years back, I noticed that I had developed a habit. It involved using the same mug for a morning cup of coffee. I was terrified and...

Pandemic Percussion

by Athena Gillespie, 06/30/2020, Traverse City, MI High School 9-12 Category As I lay in bed, the natural light from my window slowly dwindling, I hear them. A cacophony of drums, maracas, pots, pans, and more. I glance at the clock. 8:00 PM on the dot. I wasn’t...

Pandemic Percussion

by Athena Gillespie, 07/23/2020, Traverse City, MI High School 9-12 Category As I lay in bed, the natural light from my window slowly dwindling, I hear them. A cacophony of drums, maracas, pots, pans, and more. I glance at the clock. 8:00 PM on the dot. I wasn’t...

It’s a Small World After All

by Barb Gordon-Kessel, 06/30/2020, Traverse City, MI Adult Category I wake up to week four of Michigan’s coronavirus shutdown with a startling revelation, I want to go to Disney World. Inexplicably, I crave crying babies, their crabby parents, annoyingly perky...