The Burger Gazette

Alone

Alone

Liliana Owen, Journalist

September 23, 2019

alone buried underneath a wave of depression I take what may be my last breath: I try not to fear my only transgression is not having asked for help when I was here. trust me do not walk the path alone battling the disorientation of the wave of depression don’t think you’re on your...

Fake Friends

Fake Friends

Alexa George, Guest Writer

September 9, 2019

I’m tired of all these fake friends, Lying behind my back will it ever end, Seems like this world is always at contend, Wandering through actions in a pretend.

A Light in the Dark

Jayden Longhurst, Journalist

January 14, 2019

John arrived home late one night and it was dark: not the normal dark of day, but the pitch blackness of night that only bright lights disperse. Upon opening the front door, he was surprised to see a person standing just inside. “Well hello John”, the man said. “Fini...

Words

Words

Alexa Montes, Guest Writer

April 19, 2018

Someone says something This “something” changes you You are changed forever Never to be the same It can be one word It can be a thousand words It may be whispered It may be shouted This word can be yes This word can be no It can be I love you It can be we are through Even one word can change ...

Pipper

Pipper

S.E. Davis, Guest Writer

April 10, 2018

Together forever? No, only a week. So whenever you think of our time together Remember that with Chaperon you are never alone. It doesn’t take much to do the math Being together brought a lot of laughs. Swollen fingers, sprained ankles, sun burns, sore shoulders, Gluten free Canadian candy, Greek...

Moonlight

Moonlight
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Ellie P, Guest Writer

March 3, 2018

In the darkness I am moonlight, silver and curious, crawling in the night. I wander in dreams when the stars watch the cities. I find every corner and creep through the journey. The hopes and the fears of the mind I explore. I see love, it is treasure and the longing of youth. I see rage,...

The Music Within

The Music Within

Ammon Montes, Guest Writer

October 23, 2017

A piano without music is just an empty frame For the music from within is what gives the artist fame   So also are we let not the outside define For it is what lies within that will last for all time

Now

Now

Alexa Montes, Guest Writer

October 4, 2017

When looking at life The world will show The past is gone We can learn from it But it’s forever the same It is unchanging But it is not now   When looking at life You come to know That the future is nigh It may seem to be But it is not now   When looking at life You learn and grow...

Promises to the Adolescent

Promises to the Adolescent

Kathleen Thomas, Guest Writer

September 12, 2017

I’ll give you a flashlight For when you can’t see anything But the darkness in your own head   An alarm clock with your favorite song For when you don’t want to get up in the morning A life jacket and safety ring For when you think you might drown   In all these...

The Spark

The Spark

Olivia Wells, Journalist

April 6, 2017

She had a dream like a spark it left on her heart a smoldering mark, she was full of a burning desire to be on fire.   She started to work, she started to pray, she ran towards her dream every day, each morning she looked toward the rising sun and started to run.   Her...

…Yours Truly, Pen

…Yours Truly, Pen

Elspeth A. C., Journalist

December 1, 2016

Have I ever told you how I swoon at the way you show me your love? How you give all the pencils a shove? The way you stroke is an art. Oh, the style you use to write love letters to me and draw hearts. The schemes you use to save me from your brother. Your dignity when you defend me against your mo...

The First Blush of Spring

The First Blush of Spring

Makenna Nichols, Guest Writer

April 27, 2016

It begins with a quiet hush, a silent signal being given The world holds its breath, attentively, to listen   The air gains something new, as it becomes warmer An indescribable smell, saying spring is around the corner The frost is banished, replaced by sparkling dew As cloudy...

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