Kings' Courier

Jameson Price, Junior Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

My Own Mind   My smile is just but a shirt Worn every day, it starts to hurt. It's not my choice, I wish I'd stop To let them know, but I don't talk.   All the days I spent alone Stayed in my room, my cave, my home. I had no friends but video games. They sta...

Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day

McKayla Ramsey, Senior Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

Shakespeare is a poet full of lessons and readers today can still learn important things from his poetry. In sonnet 18 he talks about the turmoils of life, but also how they will never take the woman’s beauty. Shakespeare means that no matter what chaos life throws us, our internal beauty will not fa...

Sonnet 18

Sonnet 18

Delanie Deeter, Senior Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

           Summer brings warmth and light. With the warm sun kissing the cheeks of children, summer symbolizes a brighter, more joyous time. For children, summer symbolizes happiness because school is out. Shakespeare uses summer as a metaphor for light and goodness in the world. The main point in...

“What Will Be Will Be”; “The Writing on The Wall”

Delanie Deeter, Senior writer

January 8, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

"What Will Be Will Be" Flying through the wind As if she were a bee  Saying the words “What will be will be” Having no doubts Seeing no fears Her soul pushed on for years and years Conquering the day And days before She laughs without fear due to what she has endured Traveling through l...

Equality

McKayla Ramsey and Olivia Salyers, Senior Editors

December 11, 2017


Filed under Poetry and Prose

America was founded on the concept of equality A free people headed towards a life of prosperity The state of being equal in status, rights, and opportunity All citizens stand in unity In the beginning the concept was tainted But Martin Luther King Jr and Rosa Parks brought us back on the ideas...

The World, it Stays Round

The World, it Stays Round

Christian Lewis, Senior Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Poetry and Prose

Disclaimer: Out of respect for publishing this article under Lewis Cass schools- and out of respect for the audience who reads the school newspaper, I changed the fourth word of the second stanza to "screwed." Unfortunately, this silly excuse for a substituted word removes much of the powerful intended...

“Annabel Lee”

Holly Widner, Senior Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Poetry and Prose

In the poem “Annabel Lee,” Edgar Allan Poe expresses the love for a long lost love for whom he felt great emotion. Nothing can divide true love. This theme occurs many times in the literature world. For example, the play Romeo and Juliet takes on this romantic theme. Throughout the poem, the auth...

Our Hardest Lesson

Our Hardest Lesson

Christian Lewis, Senior Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Poetry and Prose

To whomever understands my words, You must know that I am sorry, For I understand what it means if you do.  There is always a page left blank for you.   And when you find yourself walking among the weeping willows, Or walking among the fellow solemn man, I pray you never feel abandone...

Fountainhead Contest Essay

Lexi Jackson, senior writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Poetry and Prose

In Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead two of the most significant characters to the novel are Peter Keating and Howard Roark. While Keating’s main goal in life is to become the world’s best architect, Roark’s idea of success doesn’t come from fame at all. He simply enjoys architecture and wants his wor...

Invictus

Invictus

Madilyn Hoff, Senior Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Poetry and Prose

We live in a world that is full of hatred and constantly trying to change who we are. We are all tested in life, physically and mentally, to see who can remain faithful to themselves. In the poem “Invictus” written by William Ernest Henley, I concluded that Henley portrays his character as someo...

Beauty

Beauty

Madilyn Hoff, Senior Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Poetry and Prose

Way over, under yonder I sit here through ponder And wonder - Who would ever fond her? - Walls have ears What I hear I am drowned Boys throw cheers Obnoxiously loud What mocky smeers You’re now a rebound Girls have fears - Fears I am not proud - Through the looks of stares I feel mis notice...

Growing Up

Growing Up

Lanie Miller, Sophomore writer

May 8, 2017


Filed under Poetry and Prose

I am looking out the window I see birds and bees And the flowers and trees I feel the time go by This reminds me of old happy days And watching the swings sway I hear the chirping of birds And the buzzing of bees I feel refreshed and at ease I think about the past How my li...

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