Another Story for Mita, a Personal Narrative by Isabella Filart, 10

The sobbing was faint at first, echoing to me through shut doors. I curiously wandered into my parents’ room in no rush. My mind was still half-asleep, my eyelids drooping, my movements sluggish. At this point, the sun had not even risen. The door creaked open, revealing my parents and brothers anxiously huddled on the […]

Saturday Newsletter: April 1, 2023

Longhorn in Bluebonnets (acrylic) by Shaivi Moparthi, 12; published in the April 2023 issue of Stone Soup A note from Caleb Berg Hi Friends, Happy April Fools Day! (Though I promise everything in this newsletter is 100% true.) I know that those of you living in California have seen more than enough rain, but here’s to hoping that […]

Home Sick, a poem by Carolina Ulloa-Compton, 12

staying at homeand being alonemy mom says it will endbut my dad says this is not the enddiscussing what will happenof something that we don’t know nobody knows longing for normalcylike a curious mousewondering when it will endwhen even a feather could break meinto microscopic piecesthat no one would noticeI am dead on the inside […]