Kings' Courier

The Daily Routine/Luke

Jameson Price, Junior Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

The Daily Routine   My bed is too warm, but the floor feels like ice When I get out of bed I often think twice   The mice like to scurry along at my feet But my bed is too warm, I can’t take this heat!   Once I get in the shower, my shampoo I do lather Somebody’s u...

IN God’s Good Time

IN God’s Good Time

Christian Lewis, Senior Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

IN God’s Good Time It is not enough that man should stub His toe against one of four corners Beneath his roof, but that also he should Break his fists in anger against the hard wall In his vengeance. A young child is snatched by wolves, And its mother is not satisfied by The gray pelt alone; No,...

You Promised

You Promised

Kirstyn Kiger, Senior Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

When I first saw you, I knew you were something special. I didn’t know why or what made me think that, But something about you was intriguing. I let myself get close to you. I let myself become attached to you. I let myself fall in love with you. I let myself become dependent on you. ...

Two Views on Earthly Disappointment

Christian Lewis, Senior Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

Obsidian Fish Tank There on the cliff side of nowhere stood a young man, The one lost in his own way for far too long, of- ten cursing the pale-blue skies- far too long. He shoved Away the cure for the feigned love and affection- Of course, he did it in the name of pride. Ill inte...

Protect

Luke Hammond, Senior Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

Taking control of the safety laws Whether that be guns or raw Something needs to make a change; Hopeful to expand our range   Lovely chaos unveiled by leaders by pushing safety past its meters. Voices uphold yourself at full; Hopeful the sound is not dull   Our child...

She Arises From Her Gentle Bed

Madilyn Hoff, Senior Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

She arises from her gentle bed I watch her laugh, so soft and sorrow Contented thoughts lay in her head She frees herself from the days: today, tomorrow   She speaks of happiness, I think I know The Happiness when Her’s shall stay, Full of joy like a vivid rainbow Gracious, Pleasing ti...

Finding A Way

Holly Widner, Senior Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

She thinks of peace and serenity here In a world of chaos and disarray. With hope of a new world without a tear To find those who just barely find a way.   She watches the people outside the door Talking about the everyday matter. She wishes to listen to common lore To be wi...

Pushing Forward

Pushing Forward

Westin Miller, Senior Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

Life is like a mechanical pulley. It will take people from their highest point To the person's lowest, darkest gully, Where they witness absolute disappoint.   From personal life to reality, They will have a challenging time coping, And some lose it all to mortality. I'm he...

An Elegy to Billy Graham

An Elegy to Billy Graham

Christian Lewis, Senior Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Poetry and Prose

The morning Billy Graham Went away, the world seemed To me, a little more grim Than yesterday.   But in the rain today, I still feel compelled to Say, I cannot stand idly Still, waiting for another “worthy” Soul to fill the footwear of William Franklin Graha...

My Own Mind & The Man

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...

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