May Fiction: Precious (a poem)

by Meghna Chatterjee, Age 15, India Artwork by Lucy Zhang The fiction prompt for May was “mother.”   Precious I held him close, His warmth colliding Against my wintered skin. A gorgeous cherub Quietly born; Little fingers curled around Grabbing at the air Unfeeling, unmoving. Smiling, smiling Stupidly at me, Cold eyes shining With the dead...
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What’s Wrong with YA Literature

by Lucy Zhang, US East Blogger & Artwork Assistant jaBlog! Artwork by Lucy Zhang   I just finished reading Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard, a book that I picked up after reading this jaBlog! article by Jillian Hermoso and seeing the appealing cover image. And I can only say that I have been sorely disappointed by what...
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