THE SMOKE SIGNAL

THE SMOKE SIGNAL

THE SMOKE SIGNAL

In partnership with the Hart Smoke Signal Staff, the Hart Renaissance Man Club, and and the Equity and Diversity Collaborative
Prose (Fiction)
Time is a Construct
Hannah Wobrock March 21, 2022

Falling. She wakes to a low rushing sound, tendrils of fine orange sand waving in her face as if to say hello. She stands up, brushing the...

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Prose (Fiction)
The Mojave Man
Ethan Everts March 21, 2022

Back in the 60’s, there was a wave of experimentation done to humanity by the United States federal government for the achievement of a better...

Prose (Fiction)
 A Peculiar Initiation
Ava Smith March 21, 2022

I slowly opened the door, and had to cover my hand to keep my gasp from being audible. A group of people stood in red and black cloaks, surrounded...

Prose (Fiction)
Heart Wrecked
Caterina Monjoy March 21, 2022

No. This is not happening. I am not on this island right now. He did not break my heart into a million pieces. I am not stuck. I breathed trying...

Prose (Fiction)
You Look Quite Divine Tonight
Talia Einaudi March 21, 2022

Madame Apolline La Lune remembered the letter from Conrad MacDowell urging her to come to the Iberian Peninsula and help him with his newest...

Prose (Fiction)
Career Day
Anonymous March 21, 2022

“It was unlike anything you could ever imagine,” I said with almost enough enthusiasm to convince these kids. I sat in front of the group...

Prose (Fiction)
Shipwrecked Home
Michaela Okuyama March 21, 2022

I sit with a cigarette hanging loosely from the tips of my fingers, daring to catch into the wind and sink down in the blue sea from the ship...

Prose (Nonfiction)
A General History of La Purísima y La Gritería
Miranda Solis March 21, 2022

Under the autocratic dictatorship of the Somoza family, the semi-feudalist economy of Nicaragua accumulated wealth through foreign aid siphoning,...

Prose (Nonfiction)
How Sexism Presents Itself In The Show, "Gilligan’s Island"
Kaia Cavin March 21, 2022

The Oxford Dictionary defines sexism as, “prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, based on sex.”(Oxford English...

Prose (Nonfiction)
An imitation of "Friday Night Lights" by H.G. Bissinger based on a physical description of the Nurburgring, Germany.
Paul Travis March 21, 2022

As you first pull into the Nurburgring for the first time you become immersed by the state of the road course, as if butterflies are flying around...

Prose (Nonfiction)
Why a Renaissance Man would Write
Breeze Aguilar March 21, 2022

Someone once asked me why a Renaissance man would write. Why, when his time has been taken up by various curiosities in the arts and sciences?...

Prose (Nonfiction)
A Drive Through Life
Timothy Phan March 21, 2022

You emerge from the womb and are pressed into a world so big and so bright that something swells up inside, something that makes you feel simultaneously...

Poetry
Kaleidoscope
Serena Erickson March 21, 2022

Whose Kaleidoscope is that? I think I know, It's owner is quite happy though. Full of joy like a vivid rainbow. I watch her laugh. I...

Poetry
New Years Resolution
Mary Ellie Magsaysay March 21, 2022

For the new year, I am the same. The same as I am different. My eyes are still the same and probably my height, maybe my hair will grow and my...

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Poetry
A Billion Beautiful Faces
Katelyn Miller March 21, 2022

  All my life, I have been surrounded by a billion beautiful faces    Each one delightfully different from the last   They...

Poetry
Butterflies.
Alisa Keawprasert March 21, 2022

As a kid I never liked butterflies.  It would scare me, one of the many fears I had, childish I know. When I think of the thought of getting...

Poetry
I Used to Know You
Anabelle Smith March 21, 2022

We may not be side by side anymore.  But,  I hope you think of me when you walk in the rain. I hope you think of me when you drink...

Poetry
Photograph
Abigail Erickson March 21, 2022

  You were my photographic dream.  I made you my reality  Yet you left me. It's time for me to leave this stage, I'm in...

Poetry
Him.
Anonymous March 21, 2022

When I think about him, I think about how he’s kind. So kind to the point he wouldn’t want to hurt another person’s emotions. When...

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Drama
TWIZZLER
Samuel Menell March 21, 2022

OPEN on a car pulling up to a gas station. The car creeps into an open spot, halting. The car sits silently. Luke (O.S.) ... Two dollars...

Drama
Where Your Loyalty Lies
Mary Ellie Magsaysay March 21, 2022

Characters King Luther, a father figure role model with complex beliefs.    Prince Adam, a representation of good and justice.    Soldier,...

Drama
Not a Coward
Lacey Lennington March 21, 2022

Intended Message Trust and Honesty Intended Audience Anyone Characters Simsek Patterson: Goes by Sim. A shy yet newly confident 14 year...

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