The Crossings

The Intersection of Faith and Art.


January 2016

The Sweetness of Revenge

By Megan Spencer His death would be a sweet release. Just like teenagers deserve to be sent to college. The satisfaction of seeing the pain cross my siblings face as they step on a Lego. Watching someone flail as they... Continue Reading →

The Cycle

By Alex Busse Suffocating fumes fester for profit; Vats of molten steel shimmer gold; Pressed steel sparks with resplendent array. Toiling, first shift workers operate the machinery. Captivated by nothing, yet captive to their work, Pacing silently, managers yearn for... Continue Reading →

Solitude in Silence

By Micah Hershberger Isolation drips down summers and winters that intermingle in a sense of mundanity. It can not be looked past or even seen as avoidable. Persistently, I become better acquainted with silence than with the reality of an... Continue Reading →

“The Thing” and “To Make Sense”–a short poetry collection

From an anonymous alumnus. The Thing So this is the thing I now know what the citizens have been celebrating Something like happiness Hilltops anonymous Treefarers ridings the northwestern winds Stake out at the Five Star Just for dimes and... Continue Reading →

The Caged Bird Devours

By Ashley Simon —the bird, notice it there, on the front left pocket of her pink plaid pajamas: soiled from the stream that leaks from her right eye: fluttering fatigue. Stiffen. Eat a bite of chicken roll it around on... Continue Reading →

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