This section is dedicated to literary works such as poetry, short stories, flash fiction, fiction, and prose written by AAU students.

Poetry

The Dawn of Relapse

I have just danced in the inferno I learned to rejoice within these flames However, I now find myself in a state of crystallization Congealed in amber,...

The Search: ​Who We Are and What We’ve Been All Along

Traveling the world does not equate with escape. Our emotions know nothing about distance or the way this world works. Truth is, you won’t...

Golden Quill: #exposeofabro

Unnamed Hot Girl She is so divine The way she looks tonight Holding her red solo cup She must be at least a D cup   Touchdown Hands clutched Eyes wide open Anxious...

Long Reads

Rahul

India can be a strange place. Your whole life is based around elders shielding you from the opposite sex and teaching you to be...

On the Premises of Death

We all crave suspense, adrenaline, danger, fear. Not all of us show it, but it’s a part of our psychology. Freud named this impulse...

Xenophobia in Prague in the Era of Globalization

“You don’t want to move here.” He chuckles into a sigh with this slightly foreboding warning, but it doesn’t seem like it’s meant to...

Behind Closed Doors in an Irish Household

Ballyfermot, Ireland—I patiently follow Dennis’ shiny black leather shoes as they shuffle up the driveway, up to the small, white two-story house. Dennis gets...

Story of my Grandmother: Leaving Hanoi at the End of French Indochina in 1954

Hanoi, Vietnam, 1954 Young Diem never questioned why her life was the way it was. She felt her childhood was just like everyone else’s. She woke...