Author Archives: squigglyknots

The Vow

Dedicated to Allen Yekikian & Sosé Thomassian. This past weekend, the Armenian community lost two young heroes named Allen Yekikian and Sose Thomassian in an unfortunate and tragic fatal car accident. The couple had repatriated back to Armenia, got married there, … Continue reading

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The Words on the Bus Go Round and Round

After a few weeks of introducing the students at Wooden High to Spoken Word poetry, we brought them to see some of the most talented high schoolers in L.A. at Get Lit’s Classic Slam (finals are tomorrow, hosted by George … Continue reading

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Take the Left

By Tiffany Esmailian I walk down a road that seems familiar to me But I don’t seem to like anything that I see I’ve seen it before; I want something new I want to be enlightened, maybe by you I … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Den’s Adventures in the Festival of Books: Rabbit holes, corpses, and car problems

Yesterday, a group of us from the Writer’s Den braved the USC campus and had quite the adventure at (and coming back from) the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Here are some highlights from the day: “There will always be … Continue reading

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Five Guys

During the last meeting of Winter Quarter, we wrote to a list of random songs. Kyle & Dmitry happened to pick “Little Talks” — how they got to the following story in 10 min, we have no idea: These guys … Continue reading

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Found: Twenty Examples of Literary Graffiti

This is just all kinds of wonderful.

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“What Can You Pen?” Honorable Mention

Happiness Is By Hannah Hogen  Happiness is a warming revolver and You are the bullet doomed to detonate upon my delivery, because You are the sweet sugar free to taste under the cloak of camaraderie.

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