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Disregarding Failure
I could carry a tune at 5-years-old, whether I was singing “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” or “Mary Had A Little Lamb.” Every single Christmas growing up, I would unwrap CD’s, new karaoke machines, microphones, guitars, or anything music related. In every home video on Christmas, I’m off to the side singing or playing with my […]
Lexi Keene
Midnight Medusa and the Other Side: Fiction
The sky hung heavy in the pines. The dark of night was so dense that even the moon struggled to poke through the branches to illuminate our bodies glistening beneath the frail moonlight. The whirring of the midnight creatures gave the night a pulse that was felt, and it reverberated through the woods and collected […]
Chelsey Cashwell
Why I Am an Artist
Art is my favorite form of self-expression. It allows people to use their imagination and creativity to reveal moods and emotion, and to alter thought and perception. I grow everyday into the artist and the person I want to be by pushing my limits and expanding my boundaries. Similar to Wish Dish, art is a […]
Ashley Nickerson
To Have the Mind of a Creative
I identify myself as a creative mind, getting to look at things through a lens that’s more abstract than not. Growing up, I idolized my older sister. She’s one of my best friends and biggest influencers. Since I can remember, she has encouraged me to try new things and not to be afraid of failure. […]
Kelsey Graham
The Hidden Vice: Chapter 1
Chapter 1 Again? Seriously? I thought to myself as I watched my target through the smoke-filled bar. He’d been sitting in the same sticky corner booth for the last three hours, and my patience was wearing thin. As the waitress left him and delivered a third apple martini to the blond twenty-something in a tight […]
Jessie Barra
Daydreams: A Short Poem about You, Me, and Us
I can’t explain how I feel, but these daydreams seem so real. With a passing thought you’re in my head, but it feels like we’re there instead. I come out of my happy dream quickly, and you’re still out of reach for me.
Andi Ratcliffe
YOU Have a Story To Tell
As I explored the WishDish site with a friend of mine, she immediately told me, “This seems like a cool idea, but not sure if I have anything to share. I’m not a good writer anyways.” As I have seen throughout high school and college, many of us have this same sentiment when it comes […]
Suraj Sehgal
The Gift Of Flight
Where is it I find the strength to dust off and surprisingly clear astoundingly strong, remarkably resilient, brilliantly clearheaded, unshakably convicted, to get up yet again? It’s the feather. What a magnificent gift from my little old soul of a child to the grown up spiny girl who often times loses connection. My feather, my gift of flight […]
Rochelle Foles