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Futile

Futile

Angela Richart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2014


Filed under Poetry

I'm wishing right now I wasn't alone I'd do anything to make you come home But when there's nothing left to do That's when I want to be with you But something stops me every time I catch up, yet I fall behind I want so bad to be yours B...

“Voices out of Nowhere” is Calling for You

“Voices out of Nowhere” is Calling for You

Karly Liska, author

March 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Attention all Northeast students! Submissions wanted! Northeast Community College has been publishing students’ stories and art for over 40 years.  “Voices out of Nowhere” is a compilation of student work: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, artwork, and photography. A student can submit anyt...

Moody Nebraska Weather

Moody Nebraska Weather

Angela Richart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2014


Filed under Poetry

No meteorologist can predict its mood Sunshine and smiles one day And the cold shoulder rain showers the next Nebraska weather is a bipolar person Bouncing from mood to mood, hot to cold Sometimes its angry face throws hail at our heads Then minutes later its cheery rainbow appears The...

Cannot Be Boxed

Cannot Be Boxed

Angela Richart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2014


Filed under Poetry

I can paint you an abstract picture Full of life and color With shapes and designs That will blow your mind But when it comes to drawing something real That I cannot do. I can write you a free-verse poem Full of metaphors and humor With words and rhymes That will blow your mind But when it comes t...

Please Don’t Cry

Please Don’t Cry

Angela RIchart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2014


Filed under Poetry

Whatever you do, girl, please don't cry You can make it through People have your back They believe in you You know that's a fact Just keep your head held high Whatever you do, girl, please don't cry You're going to make it work You're stronger than you know Even if it hurts You...

The Birdbath

The Birdbath

Angela Richart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2014


Filed under Poetry

I am flat, cold and unmoving Moved only by glistening raindrops Plopping down from the sky Like salty tears from an eyelash Shimmering as it hurries down your cheek Weakly landing on the back of your hand And I am quite the same Daylight dries up my heart and yet Too often I am...

Nothing Will Stop Me

Nothing Will Stop Me

Angela Richart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2014


Filed under Poetry

I want to play in a band with a crazy name We'll rock the show and go down with fame I want to play second basemen for the Braves Just think of all the outs and catches and saves I want to go breakdancing on the moon But I'd get all sweaty and then pretty soon I'll want to fly on a...

Visiting Writers Series: Slipping in a Little Knowledge

Visiting Writers Series: Slipping in a Little Knowledge

February 19, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

College students often dream of being a famous writer, but sitting in class reading the words of deceased authors doesn’t help completely with the practical aspects of being an author in this digital age. Thankfully Northeast Community College recognizes this, and brings award-winning authors to campus....

The Haze

The Haze

Angela RIchart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2014


Filed under Poetry

  As I looked out across the haze Dust particles lingering in shades of grey My eyes adjust to the piercing light I see a movement just beyond my vision From the corner of my eye, a thread That separates the dawn from the dusk   I close my eyes, it is nearly dusk Dark...

Casey at the Bat

Casey at the Bat

Karly Liska, author

January 28, 2014


Filed under Poetry

By Ernest Lawrence Thayer The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville nine that day: The score stood four to two, with but one inning more to play, And then when Cooney died at first, and Barrows did the same, A pall-like silence fell upon the patrons of the game.   A straggling...

Poet laureate: ‘The pen … an instrument of discovery’

November 26, 2013


Filed under Poetry

By Connie Ogle The Miami Herald (MCT) You may think writing poetry is all about gazing at the stars in the sky and the bluebells in the fields, then being struck by divine inspiration. But if you ask Billy Collins, he’ll tell you the process is more like a Wallace and Gromit cartoon. “The...

Poets read their work in Hawks Landing, tonight, 7PM

Poets read their work in Hawks Landing, tonight, 7PM

November 14, 2013


Filed under Activities

Two Nebraska writers will speak as part of the Visiting Writers Series at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. Karen Wingett and Barbara Schmitz will read their works on Thursday, November 14, at 7 p.m. in Hawks Landing in the Northeast Student Center.  ...

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