March/April 2003

No Mercy

In school, kids are always hearing horror stories about teachers, principals, custodians, and lunch ladies, but what about bus drivers? Back in 1999 Edd Phoenix lived three days he would never forget. School had only been in session two months when Edd’s regular bus driver, Mr. Huffler, announced one Monday afternoon that he would be […]

Asleep At Last

Nails piercing my brain Glass shattering around me Metal crunching, smashing together Crying all around me Screeching, Screaming Howling, Wailing, Weeping It seems like a hundred years have passed Just when you are about to blow a gasket The baby falls asleep We shut off the phone Take off our shoes We talk in sign […]