Category: Creative Arts

Wishing for Baltimore Weather

By Dashawn Wyatt Logos Lite Student May 1, 2018 The weather in Baltimore and Mason City are similar in the winter, but the weather in Mason City somehow stays the same. It doesn’t get warmer until mid-May.  Right now, the weather in Baltimore is in the high 60’s; it’s warm in Baltimore. When the weather breaks, it breaks in Baltimore.  Mason City is very cold, and I wouldn’t have thought that it would be this … Continue reading Wishing for Baltimore Weather

Discouraged

By Dashawn Wyatt Logos Lite Student May 1 2018 Have you ever worked so hard towards something and you feel like it wasn’t enough? Yeah, that’s me. Have you ever felt like you weren’t giving enough? Yeah, that’s me. Have you ever felt like your hard work doesn’t pay off? Yeah, I do. The feeling of non-accomplishments   Disappointed. The feeling of not getting love in return Heartbroken. The feeling of not progressing  Discouraged. Disappointed, … Continue reading Discouraged

Betrayal

By Dashawn Wyatt Logos Lite Student May 1, 2018 Have you ever loved someone so much it hurts? I have. Have you ever gotten your heart broken by someone you never thought would break your heart? I have…plenty of times. Betrayal, The ugliest, scariest thing. Betrayal The one you love the most Betrayed you. The one you care for the most Betrayed you. The one you always looked up to Betrayed you. Betrayal, You’re so … Continue reading Betrayal

My Story

By Dashawn Wyatt Logos Lite Student May 1, 2018 I feel like nobody can see or hear me when I’m speaking! Everybody always turns their backs on me, but I still remain tall. I always see the good in people; I wonder if they see the good in me.  Every day, I look back at how far I have come, and I wonder if I should keep going or just stop. Not only because I’m … Continue reading My Story

I Am Me

By Dashawn Wyatt Logos Lite Student May 1, 2018 Sometimes I feel like nobody can see me.  Not because of my height, but because I AM ME. Sometimes I feel like nobody can hear me. Not because I’m shy or because I talk softly, but because I AM ME. Sometimes I wonder if anybody ever cared about me like they say they do. I wonder if anybody cared about my feelings. Can you hear me? … Continue reading I Am Me

It didn’t taste right

By Savannah Moore Logos Lite Student All I needed was for your lips to envelope mine and we would feel something Because I’ve always known we’re meant to be. When you finally did kiss me, I felt a spark. I heard a bright trumpet and the Earth was no longer under my feet. But it didn’t taste right. I realize now There were no fireworks. The fanfare did not play; The world kept spinning. Spinning … Continue reading It didn’t taste right

Fireworks

By Monique Concepcion Logos Lite Student Whenever it’s summertime, if I have enough time to travel or I’m in my summer break, I would go to Japan to visit my family and travel around places I wanted to visit. My bucket-list is extremely long, and there are things I want to enjoy in my life time. In this story, I would like to share my experiences of traditional holidays, ceremonies and culture in Japan and … Continue reading Fireworks

Normal

By Pauline Walker Logos Lite Student “If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” ― Maya Angelou What does it mean to be normal? One definition that most likely matches the opinions of today’s society is: “conforming to a standard; usual; typical; or expected.” It seems sort of boring, doesn’t it? So, why does everyone want to be “normal”? Why is it that, if you’re not … Continue reading Normal

April Fools’!

By Pauline Walker Logos Lite Student This story was inspired by true events. “We should actually prank someone today,” Katherine announced randomly on April 1st from across the small living room of the home she’d lived all 19 years of her life. “We say that every year,” her best friend Lisa pointed out from her spot lounging on the couch, “and we always come up with ideas that we never go through with.” “Not true! … Continue reading April Fools’!

Creative Photos

By Pauline Walker Logos Lite Student These are all pictures of random objects taken around the NIACC campus, both inside and outside. They’re of an air vent, frosted leaves, a concrete outdoor bench, and a cushioned seat in the halls.