Dear Mr. President – Mora S.

Today we’re sharing a creative piece entitled “Dear Sir” by Mora S. This piece was originally an open letter to the President of Indonesia, and uses creative themes and stylistic elements to share an important message. Enjoy. Dear Mr. President, My name is Butet. You can also call me Ucok, Petra, Omi, Daniel, Kedan, Risma,Continue reading “Dear Mr. President – Mora S.”

Finding Friends Among Strangers – Shrubaboti Bose

We are delighted to bring you the poem “Finding Friends among Strangers” by Shrubaboti Bose. This piece was an ode to a group of juniors at her university, who embraced her within their social circle and made her feel like one of their own at one point. We love how this poem celebrates the impactContinue reading “Finding Friends Among Strangers – Shrubaboti Bose”

I’ll Come Back, I Will! – Libby P.

We’re happy to feature this touching poem “I’ll Come Back, I Will!” by Libby P. Enjoy! There at the door he stands with hope, A lad of fourteen, tall and broad; He knows not to what end he goes, To take the ship that sails abroad— That sails to places without hope. Yet when heContinue reading “I’ll Come Back, I Will! – Libby P.”

Humans with Warmhearted Souls – Lyrick J.

We’re happy to share this poem “Humans, Warmhearted Souls” by Lyrick J. For anyone who needs a sincere reminder that the world isn’t all as cold as it sometimes feels, this piece is for you. You wake up in the morning see the sun shining and get up to do your routine But please don’tContinue reading “Humans with Warmhearted Souls – Lyrick J.”

Last Shot – Ellie

Today we are delighted to bring you the free verse poem “Last Shot” by Ellie. We love how this poem uses words, repetition, and formatting to highlight a central theme and draw in the reader. Enjoy! Ellie is a senior in high school who has a love for writing (fantasy, flash fiction, and free verse),Continue reading “Last Shot – Ellie”

Open For Submissions: The 6 Pieces We’re Looking For

Radiate Literary is open for submissions. If you submit your piece within the next two weeks, you’ll have a chance to be featured in our very first end-of-summer issue. If you’re debating whether to submit, check out our post on the 5 reasons you should submit to Radiate Literary. Here’s some more info: the sixContinue reading “Open For Submissions: The 6 Pieces We’re Looking For”

Soar: The Story of a Kite – T. Calah

Today’s piece is a poem titled “Soar: The Story of a Kite”, which explores a unique theme that shows that sometimes the things that restrict us are there for a reason. The author, T. Calah brings the theme to life with the use of a kite-themed metaphor. A kite is a wonderful toy,When it’s upContinue reading “Soar: The Story of a Kite – T. Calah”

Wake Up: I Am Still a Human – Tisha M.

Today we’re delighted to bring you a poem entitled “Wake Up/Treat Me Like a Human” by Tisha M. We love the style and passion of this piece. Enjoy! Wake Up/Treat Me Like a Human A small white flower Soon trickled blood, Purity and innocence, Society claimed; washed away from her. She held threads of secrets,Continue reading “Wake Up: I Am Still a Human – Tisha M.”

Patterns: A Story of Storytelling

1. Introduction: Why Am I Writing This? We learned to always start with an introduction. A hook, something so the readers keep on reading. What is the hook here? I can talk about why I am writing this. I want to write an essay that feels like me. I overthink everything before I sit downContinue reading “Patterns: A Story of Storytelling”

What is A Pet? – Angel C.

A pet is an animal That you can hug, Love and adore, Even a bug! Some are too big, To snuggle and hold, Others, like pigs, Will sometimes be sold.   Cats are the best, To sleep with and cuddle, Cats like to rest, And then they will snuggle!   Beware! Because under those paws,Continue reading “What is A Pet? – Angel C.”