Notes to Myself Poem

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

March 21, 2018


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“Untitled” By Branden Peralta Dear soul, Do not fear isolation For being alone Is the key To being free   Dear Me, Do not be afraid of the dark The light shows you what’s there But the dark shows you what could be   Dear self, Do not love Those ...

A Burning Passion

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

March 1, 2018


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A Burning Passion By Carlos Garcia   You caught my eye when I saw you walking Your brown skin is so nice, your red hair, you're so tall I stopped and turned when I heard you talking Your voice so soft it almost made me fall I wanted to talk, but you left so soon. All my heart...

BCCHS Student Poems

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

January 23, 2018


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Mirror, Mirror By Nataly Rojo Get close. Get a little closer. Now, look at yourself in the mirror and tell me what you see. Is that a sad, lonely person? Or is it a happy person? I hope what you perceive is what you have always wanted to be. I hope you see someone who wakes up...

“What’s Your View” Spoken Word Poetry

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

December 5, 2017


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"What's Your View" By Rigoberto Mendoza About to make a living now. Gonna make a difference now. Pollution killing us blind, I really don't know what's going on in these people's minds. Killing for a living? Or dying instead of wanting to be alive. Feeling like a bee hive. Everyone getting stung ev...

Poems by Paulina Contreras

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

December 1, 2017


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Love It's everywhere There's no escape from it, It's like disease We all catch it some day, Can cause people to lose their minds but also Die. Love is everywhere. Some are lucky and blessed And others are unfortunate and cursed. We don't know when it comes or goes. It feels li...

“A Game That Changed Me”

“A Game That Changed Me”

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

October 11, 2017


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    By Armando Yanez When I’m on the mound you’ll never see me frown. This game changed my life in ways I can’t explain. When times were bad it kept me sane, When I’m on the diamond the world is mine I’ll do anything for this game. Because it changed m...

BCCHS Artists On Display

BCCHS Artists On Display

Emily Renteria, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2017


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BCCHS Artists On Display

BCCHS Artists On Display

Emily Renteria, Editor in Chief

February 24, 2017


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Welcome to Birmingham Community Charter High School's featured artists! Now of course Birmingham is more recognized for our amazing athletes, but what about our performers, writers, and artists?  In this space, we are going to show-off the awesome artwork, photography, literature, and music (of...

Student Art work

Student Art work

May 10, 2016


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Art work done by Michael Davis

Student Artwork

Student Artwork

May 10, 2016


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Artwork by Michael Davis

Meaningless and Alone

Meaningless and Alone

Joselyn Argueta, Creative Arts Editor

May 2, 2016


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I always......I always wondered why I was left behind. I never did anything wrong to any of them... I have become impatient with my own existence--I question it over and over again...why was I meant to be left behind? Waves washed up the shoreline and pulling my legs up to my chest I take a deep breath,...

A Farewell To Manila

Jared David, Guest Contributor

April 4, 2016


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A Farewell to Manila, Philippines Jared David Mahal kita Na masakit “I love you” “That hurts” These words I only know From a language that is Completely dead To me Everything else Is dead air Except those Two phrases One of damnation And one of redemption This language ...

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