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Volume 25, Issue 1: The Velvet Night

The Velvet Night

In these divisive times, we are at the precipice of greatness.
Instead of subduing our voices or using them to antagonize others,
we write. We type madly and scribble hurriedly.
We communicate boldly and kindly.
And, when we’re done, and really proud of it,
we publish a literary journal.

If America is going to heal, let it be glorious.
And what’s more glorious than writing?

On behalf of Dr. Kimberly Knutsen and Sonja Baumeister,
the assistant managing editor, Amber Bains, the student editors and
contributors, and myself, I present this year’s issue of
The Promethean, The Velvet Night.

Kathryn Willoughby, Managing Editor

Issue

Artwork

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Attendance Rosters
. Dr. Hill's American Literature I Class

Essays

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Fowl Play
Ana Delgadillo

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Through Hell and Back
Brandi Barbosa-Brown

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Love Letters
Kathryn Willoughby

Photographs

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We're together
Gregory Hutzell

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Whoo are you?
Gregory Hutzell

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Sunset Sky
Julia Guzman

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Friends for Life
Gregory Hutzell

Poems

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Locker Room Talk
Kathryn Willoughby

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Recipe for Loneliness
Timothy O'Brien

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Sticky Coca-Cola Kisses
Marissa Alvarez

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Fireflies
Amber Reeves

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3 a.m.
Shelby Bonomo

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Soldier On
Chris Houck

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Party Time
Ryan Connelly

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Move-In Day
Ayla Johnson

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Carnival Haiku
Shelby Bonomo

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Shadows
Chris Houck

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Endangers the Corn
Gretchen Anderson

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In Comparison
Torrey Woolsey

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To Be Other Than Me
Julia Guzman

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Ivy
Chris Houck

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Komorebi 木漏れ日
Jessy Shiroma

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A Knight Known
Zachary Rothell

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Touch Me
Jalyn Gilmore

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The Pug of Life
Alyssa Moreno

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Alive
Sierra McWaters

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Darkness
Mackenzie Pollock

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The Good Book
Torrey Woolsey

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Skin
Timothy O'Brien

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If Only
Ayla Johnson

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Skin Cycles
Amber Reeves

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Graydaytions
Ayla Johnson

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I Don't Need to Breathe
Kristin Rothell

Stories

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The Earworm's Song
Randilee Sequeira Larson

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Her
Haley Bucher

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Purgatory
Alyssa Moreno

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feminism is for boys, too
Kathryn Willoughby

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thank you
Kathryn Willoughby

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Copper Begonias
Jalyn Gilmore

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Dear Friend…
Julia Guzman

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Anna and the Wobbly Star
Timothy O'Brien

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The Bridge
Tijera Johnson

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Popcorn Ceiling
Marissa Alvarez

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The Old Pali Lookout
Missie Yamamura

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Now You See Me
Kaelyn Buettner

The Velvet Night

MANAGING EDITOR
Kathryn Willoughby

ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR
Amber Bains

STUDENT EDITORS
Marissa Alvarez
Gretchen Anderson
Tyler Bonnette
Haley Bucher
Jalyn Gilmore
Julia Guzman
Timothy O’Brien
Emily Ponce
Sydney Quintana
Amber Reeves
Kristin Rothell

Cover:
Ashes to ashes, dust to side chicks
© 2017 Julia Guzman & Kathryn Willoughby