“Madge, get out the car,” Johnny said patiently as he shifted himself behind boxes of explosives and other apparel. “But I wanna come with you guys,” she whined, stamping her foot on the ground impatiently. Johnny climbed out the car, causing boxes to tumble to the ground, much to Takondwa’s annoyance. He stepped over them … Continue reading Johnny Kitt Episode 12: Hello, Matthias.
Everyone rushed to Madge’s side. Johnny tried to push past the other three, but each of the three was blocking him. “I need to get to her, this is my fault. This is all my fault,” Johnny sighed, on the verge of tears. “Look,” Ngala said, “who are you, exactly?” Johnny sighed exasperatedly. “Her boyfriend, … Continue reading Johnny Kitt Episode 11: Academia Must Fall
To the years that have gone and To the years that shall come, To the victories waiting to happen and To the victories already won, To the struggles endured and The hardships persevered, To the challenges that brought promotion and To the mountains that were cleared To the past pitfalls and The present constant rise … Continue reading To You……The First Ode to Alexandra M
Academia was a wasteland, once so barren and full of lush life; but now it lay low, swathed in dust and baked by the sun. As usual, Madge drove the car and Johnny sat in the passenger seat, running her through his plan. “Can you tell me a little bit more about Academia?” Johnny said, … Continue reading Johnny Kitt Episode 10: Closer to the Beginning of the End
Consider me dangerous, I sire metaphors and similes, A vision of verbal precision, I am the system that administers poetic justice. My subjects, spit a verse, but I weave the entire tapestry of legacies. My lips are like katana blades so I wield them with authority Lyrically no samurai scribes can jack my lines like … Continue reading I am Queen
When I was twelve, my mom and I visited some family in the country during a week-long break from school that led up to Thanksgiving weekend. They lived in a small, serene town with lots of open spaces and friendly people. A little too friendly for my liking, to be honest, but I prefer friendly … Continue reading Flynn’s SideNotes: The Burning Bush (Joel Rising)
Academia was far beyond anything Johnny had imagined. Tall imposing gray buildings loomed up before him and Madge, protected by electrified ten-foot-high fences. The voltage was so high that little sparks erupted now and then when dust particles would inadvertently land on the wires. No one could force entry into it and neither could anyone … Continue reading Johnny Kitt Episode 9: Almost
A plotted systematic extermination; They tried to break me. They held me at wit's end. They tried to break me. Pushed me to my knees, Riding on the back of a flawed system of bureaucracy And clinking chains of gold. I was pressed down; I will not be broken.