Kings' Courier

Blind Disappointment

October 9, 2020

I just want you to care I'm broken and falling but your not there I feel so helpless, so alone Where’s my superhero did she go home Is it too late or did I make a mistake Everything's...

“Determination” By: Jazmine Leydet

September 22, 2020

The waves are rough and the clouds are grey  But every morning starts a new day We all get stressed and overwhelmed  We all cry and some have meltdowns But we can’t give up It’s...

Deep Thoughts

August 26, 2020

Amidst Heaven and Earth         by Jazmine Leydet You can’t keep me away  I’ll fly through the night like morning glaze I’m a stray but never to the game  I'm alarmed of the night’s...

Alone

December 7, 2015

She was sitting alone. In the middle of the floor wondering how she got there, wondering what went wrong. What did she do? How did she manage to mess everything up again? She could hear everyone in the...

The Unforgettable Summer

December 7, 2015

Fans squeaking, whispers in the crowd, cattle humming to one another. Showtime. Emily woke to the sound of her alarm ringing in her ear. 8am, the hour she would awake to every summer day to head down...

Parting With Loneliness

December 7, 2015

As a little girl, the people around me seemed different. They all looked at me funny. I was always told by my loving mother that they were envious. I did not know what they could be jealous of, definitely...

A Race to Remember

December 7, 2015

“Just take a deep breath,” I hear from my coach behind me. I finally open my eyes to see a line of people waiting for the start lined up along the right side as if they were waiting for the grand opening...

Ashes to Nihilism

December 7, 2015

I suppose I should start at the beginning - or now, given that time and my life have been as unchanging as the barren landscape I walk. I’ve been on this pilgrimage as long as I’ve had a will to live,...

The Golden Man

December 4, 2015

Eternity. Eternity scares people. Nothing in all of history scares and enthralls people more. Countless lives wasted and lost, all for the search of eternity. Every culture tried their own sense of immortality,...

The Tooth Occurence

December 4, 2015

Timid. All that early Monday morning Jack felt uneasy about the procedure later in the day. He dreaded the idea of getting his wisdom teeth pulled out for an insurmountable amount of time, but now that...

The Thanksgiving Curse

December 4, 2015

  The Grams packed up the car to make the ten-hour trip to North Carolina. They were headed for Charlotte, not for a family vacation but for a wedding. Uncle Brian was finally getting married,...

The Outsider

December 4, 2015

He didn’t have a name, not a real one. The townspeople knew him as the Outsider, but no one could remember when they first started calling him that. If asked, they’d say he’d always been there, but...

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Lewis Cass High School, Walton, Indiana,
Poetry and Prose