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Stroud Region Open Space offers summer activities

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019

The weather is getting warmer, summer is around the corner, and school’s almost out! Everyone will have some free time on their hands. What a great opportunity to go have some fun at Stroud Region Open Space! Stroud Region Open Space & Recreation Commission connects with the community through ...

ESU to host unique book club with author present to answer questions

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

Have you ever wanted a chance to ask the author of your favorite book questions? How about given the author feedback on it? East Stroudsburg University’s One Book, One Campus program will allow you to do just that. The program which was established in 2013 has decided on their next read: Beartown by...

Society written by senior Ashley Mayers

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Scars causing the superficial to suppress their screams Scattering around the billions of broken dreams Darkness shuffles across in grace And humanity only shares the face Step by step we fall into line Never truly understanding the concept of time Leaving behind the thoughts of our lives Only to wonde...

Walking Through Nature written by sophomore Mehrin Hossain

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

You imagine being near the downstream Watching the orange koi swim by Through the clear fresh water You see tall trees casting a shadow Over the great jungle, Looking above The baby birds Of the scarlet macaws Can be heard Waiting upon their mother To be fed You continue through the ...

Comfort written by sophomore Leslie Lang

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Some days I sit in my room and watch people’s lives out my bedroom window. I wish I could leave my room and pretend it was all okay. I wish I could leave and never look back. I wish I could start a new life, but then I realize, What would my friends do without me? Why must I be so caring and com...

Toxic written by sophomore Victor Batista

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

As two hands touch for the first time He feels as if he won't be forgotten She invites him to meet others alike One of hatred One of lone One of innocence finally the One of lies But they were both the same Manipulation and Toxicity Manipulation loved lies as Toxicity loved Manipulation. ...

Death of War written by junior Benjamin Bentz

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

She walks out in a blue field, Grass growing heavy, uneven, Frost still in the ground. A pale willow tree shivers in the wind That once shielded light, around a pale bride And groom. She sees through the thick reality Back to Cellos and violins singing, As long anxious wheels pull the carriage Forwa...

Always Writing written by senior Gabriel Howard

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Never once was my hands hateful, In fact, they’re quite swell, Whether to carry a duck or frog, My hands are a work of art. Veins and bones pop up suddenly, Glistening in the sunlight, Sizzling, marvelous in every great way. I roam the beach of my imagination, Stripping myself of my c...

Dirt written by junior Benjamin Bentz

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Dear Mr. Sobrinski, You are so very shiny, Like a pretty penny, The best way I can describe Natural brown, Soil to be exact. If I were to be, The big ginko tree, You would be the soil At my feet. The great, strong ginko tree Is an impressive sight, But no one gives any credit To the dirt that fee...

Myself written by junior Naomi Spires-Nevarez

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

I see me myself and my bright world Very reserved Just a quiet girl wit my hair naturally curled Big brown eyes that look so buttery in the sunlight Pools of honey With my skin glowing shining just right I’ve never had that much confidence But this is like a conference Between the two...

Forever My Own written by sophomore Jasmyn Sanchez

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

It can erase The salty, silver tears That slither down my cheek As my heart Strains against the impregnable tape And shatters It can hold a significant other And transport me to a world Of glowing clouds, Whisps of radical gold and silver That blinds me Of all the darkness in this world Scooping...

Feelings On The Surface written by senior Kasim Petersen

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Valerie Camacho, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

They told me you were different, but I didn’t believe them. Now I sit here in this maze, you got me believing. When I find my way to your heart… My love won’t stop. And I mean forever. That’s til mine stops. I’ll take nine shots. Starve for you, while I watch you eat. Just so I know you’re in a hap...

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