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A Worm

"'A Worm' is an existential work that narrates the life and, ultimately, the death of a worm. The worm is metaphor, for it truly represents human life and struggle and mortality. I wrote this poem for a project last year on 'The Bell Jar' by Sylvia Plath. I hoped to rediscover many themes and motifs, for example, atheism and the "void" that Plath also established in her novels and poems." -Cameron Reaves
Cameron Reaves, Student Submission, 11th Grade February 26, 2016

Are you okay, young warrior? Does the sun's kiss cook you dry Will it leech all your energy If so, then you will die. You've crossed the mighty river Swam through the flood What gave you such strength? Prayer...

A world filled with robots knows no free will

Free Will

"I wrote this piece during a Creative Writing Club meeting here at Lambert and I feel very proud of it, in that it shows how far I have come since I first started writing." -Jessica Wilder
Jessica Wilder , Senior Editor January 20, 2016

He couldn’t remember when he became Aware. They weren’t supposed to have Free Minds during charging hours. Come to think of it, they weren’t really allowed Free Mind at all. He was scared they...

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