Summer 2018

Take a step into the Watermark, a creative website filled with short stories, poems, recipes, and blogs. All content was written and performed by students in Mr. Kimbell's creative writing class at Jeffersonville High School.

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A Great Woe Is Coming.

Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. From what i’ve tasted of desire i hold with those who favor fire. But if it had…

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Last Night

The night black as tar with the looming feeling of death. I can hear the moths banging on the bright light post, the banging sounds as gunshots in a…

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First hit

Friday night just coming out from school I can hear my coach talking but i’m not paying any attention I can feel butterflies in my stomach I can feel…

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Roses are red, Violets are blue, Colors are beautiful, And so are you. Orchids are white, Ghost ones are rare, A beard is curly, And so is your hair.…

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It’s the 2016 summer, The skies are blue, the air is fresh. “One dance” by Drake is playing on the radio. The sunset is as pink as a starburst.…

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Christmas is a day in the winter It’s a day where its mostly snow outside Although it’s freezing all night The children love snowball fights Bright colors everywhere Laughter…

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Bloody Cherries

I remember a breeze Flowing through the cherry trees How peaceful it was Petals and cherries dropping onto the ground Leaving a whole river of blossoms Saw a squirrel…

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Sticky Honey

The honey from the sugary hive dribbled Brought a sweetening smell throughout the forest Calling to the joyful bear He stopped walking through the plants He wiggle his nose…

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The One Not There

The One Not There By: Colten Ray Conner Every month or so I have this feeling I abhor. Of something skulking right outside my door. I hope of glimpsing…

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Night in the moonlight

Night in the moonlight By: Vichea Raksmey Under the sky of night I embrace the malefic moonlight Alone in a campsite I wonder in fright Until you laid into…

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