The Charger Bulletin

Poetry Corner

April 13, 2016

Pursuit of Perfect Do not give me only perfect For there is beauty in what lacks, The things that are most true Are filled with flaws, covered in cracks. So stumble on your sentences, Forget the...

Poetry Corner

March 23, 2016

It’s like our lives are post and future, And the point at which they meet Is the line that we must walk To keep the present at our feet. And as long as you stay balanced You will learn that all...

Poetry Corner

March 9, 2016

You’ve got your stories pressed like flowers On notebook pages to be preserves, As though the right for you to share them Has been as yet undeserved. Or perhaps it’s something primal To simply...

Poetry Corner

March 2, 2016

“So I let her go, For it was unfair for me to keep her. It was the hardest thing I’d ever done, But I knew it was right. She was a bird, I had caged, That had forgotten how to fly, But dreamed...

Poetry Corner

February 24, 2016

If you want to catch a dream That lifts you high above the ground You must break free of the things That are intent to hold you down. Because the secret to success, The only way to ever grow, Is...

This Is What Strength Looks Like

November 18, 2015

By: Sierrah Smalls, Damani Piper, Shakoyah Brown, Keana DuBose, Keshawna Alderman, and Tage Dasrat Sometimes strength is accepting defeat Resurrecting your body from the dead Defeat is not an ending...

Poetry Corner

April 8, 2015

2:36 AM 2 am is for the poets who can’t sleep because their minds are alive with words for someone who’s not there. For the alcoholics drinking themselves into amnesia to forget someone...

Poetry Corner

April 1, 2015

What if I read to you a story, Starting ; “Once Upon A Time”, And you realized that it was your life, Spelt out on every line, Would you hear my voice with wonder, As it brushed across each word, And...

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March 25, 2015

“Breathe In” Tell me now, how is it fair? Our lives are just a gasp for air, That stars barely have a chance to blink Before into the earth we sink. Why must we race to fall apart For time...

Poetry Corner

March 11, 2015

“From Up Above” And she wakes you every morning With golden pink hands And she kisses you goodnight With her beautiful moonlit dance And She whispers in your ear, when the wind decides to...

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February 25, 2015

“Petals and Promises” She was the summer’s last sunflower, Writing a letter to July, As though one final correspondence, Would make an easier goodbye, But already she could feel them, The...

Poetry Corner

February 18, 2015

“May the sea” May the sea Set you free. May the breeze Keep you at ease. May the sky Help you fly. May the sand Guide you to land. May the shore Offer you more. May the beach Love you...

Poetry Corner

February 11, 2015

Untitled For if I could be like anyone, I would like to be like you. For you are fair, loving and kind, And I’d like to be those too. -M.M.J

Poetry Corner

December 3, 2014

Underneath I am my smile, When I don’t care. I am my skin, When it is bare. I am my heart, At every beat. I am everything that I choose to be. I am my haircut And my freshly painted nails. I...

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