The Importance of Spring Cleaning

By Samantha Solomon I’m crouched on all fours with my face shoved past the sliding doors of my closet, a beige carpet that desperately needs to be vacuumed, scratching my knees. My face red from pushing and shoving things around, I emerge victorious with a single, broken velvet hanger. This the face of “Spring Cleaning.” … Continue reading The Importance of Spring Cleaning

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Grecian Gods – Tales of Mortality and Death – Apollo and Hyacinth

Illustrated By Jean Young By Michael Carson I begin this night with a few tales of Apollo, god of “Sun, the Light, the Music and Prophecy” (Greek Gods & Goddesses), although the man was well renowned with his poetic air and regal flare, the young sun lord met his demise in the facets of love. … Continue reading Grecian Gods – Tales of Mortality and Death – Apollo and Hyacinth

Grecian Gods – Tales of Mortality and Death

Within the reign of the Grecian gods, male and female, mortal, or divine, love swept the mountains of Olympus and the rivers and seas of mankind. Somewhere in-between love, affairs and variety of taste lies a wicked spite that bites those who are imbued with loves red kiss. Twisted are these tales of love and … Continue reading Grecian Gods – Tales of Mortality and Death

King Lycaon the Grecian Wereman

Illustrated by Aiswarya Loganathan and Laura Rivera By Tayah Kirschenmann Thousands of years ago in the Peloponnese, the Kingdom of Arcadia, prosperous and wild, was ruled by a faithless King named Lycaon. Both King Lycaon and his sons were doubtful of the Olympian gods, ceasing their worship of them. Despite the kingdom’s (and the world’s) … Continue reading King Lycaon the Grecian Wereman

Generational Haunting Series: The Jiang Shi 僵尸

Illustration by Emily Gu by Claire Zhao “ 快点儿 [Hurry up]!” A murky fog had been creeping in for the past hour and the sun had long been enveloped by the black horizon. Whoosh. An uneasy feeling starts to set in your core and you become aware of the trembling of your legs. You and … Continue reading Generational Haunting Series: The Jiang Shi 僵尸

Introduction to the Generational Hauntings Series

Nymphs from the Crypt A scraping sound in the dark beckons you closer. A glowing jack-o-lantern is the only light in the room but it casts an evil grin. Impish shadows draw you near, whispering darkness into your ears. Tonight is not a night of lullabies, but a night for lucid legends. The voices get … Continue reading Introduction to the Generational Hauntings Series