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For Jeannie, Kai Harris Aug 2019

For Jeannie, Kai Harris

The Hilltop Review

"For Jeannie" is a short work of fiction that explores one mother's struggle with—and reaction to—undiagnosed depression.


'Art' They Can't See, Lines, Anatomy Of Decomposing, October On Danford Creek, Wing Bone, And Taxidermy, Kailyn J. Dekker Aug 2019

'Art' They Can't See, Lines, Anatomy Of Decomposing, October On Danford Creek, Wing Bone, And Taxidermy, Kailyn J. Dekker

The Hilltop Review

The following document includes a selection and submission for the Hilltop Review. Within the file the reader will find five (5) poems and one (1) micro fiction piece. The poems are titled 'Art' They Can't See, Lines, Anatomy of Decomposing, October on Danford Creek, and Wing Bone. These poems incorporate darkness, illness, social issues, and a manifestation and exploration of the human condition. The Microfiction text titled Taxidermy, details the interaction between two siblings showcasing the younger sister's mental illness by detailing the delusional and obsessive behavior of this character.

These texts have been workshopped under the instruction ...


The Laureate, Hannah Ryder Apr 2019

The Laureate, Hannah Ryder

Honors Theses

In its eighteenth edition, the only undergraduate literary journal on Western Michigan University’s campus returns with more phenomenal student creations. The Laureate, led this year by senior Hannah Ryder, compiles fiction, non-fiction, plays, poetry, art, and photographs to provide a yearly snapshot of the best work from the university’s brightest individuals. Inside, the pieces explore not only what it means to be an individual, but how different surroundings and influences shape characters and experiences. The journal kicks off with a photograph staring up at a golden-leafed tree, representing both hopefulness and light. It then moves quickly and seamlessly ...