The Girl Who Saw Magic- Pen Wordsmith

Today we’re featuring the poem “The Girl Who Saw Magic” by Pen Wordsmith. This piece dives into the life of a girl who doesn’t see the world the same way everyone else does. It talks about the things she expereinced and how sometimes, there can be magic even in reality. Enjoy! Once was a girlContinue reading “The Girl Who Saw Magic- Pen Wordsmith”

Not The Girl That You See- Diya Kapri

Today we’re featuring the poem “Not The Girl That You See” by Diya Kapri. This piece brings up the common misconception that the face the world sees is the person that you are. Enjoy! She isn’t the girl I used to know. The girl you see smiles all the time,Hiding her feelings behind a wall;TheContinue reading “Not The Girl That You See- Diya Kapri”

Wristwatch – Nancy

Today we’re sharing the poem “Wristwatch” by Nancy. Enjoy! Check the time on the clock under the sign – Visiting Hours Only. People lie in wards finding ways to pass the time but time is all they have and it slips slips away. Her wristwatch ticks in constant reminder. The watch keeps its shape butContinue reading “Wristwatch – Nancy”

Radiate Literary Journal Vol. 1 Issue 1

Editors’ Note It’s my joy to present the first issue of the Radiate Literary Journal. I hope every reader is just as inspired by the voices of these young authors as I have been. It truly is a privilege to read and consider the words of my fellow student writers. This journal is called “Radiate”Continue reading “Radiate Literary Journal Vol. 1 Issue 1”

Song of the Violin – Jai Lynn

Enjoy this poem “Song of the Violin” by Jai Lynn. We love the comparison between music and life. The path of life follows the notes of a violin. High notes play the happy memories. Low notes play the sad. The bow sliding back and forth no matter how fast or how slow is the wayContinue reading “Song of the Violin – Jai Lynn”

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”

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”

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.”

5 Reasons to Submit Your Work

It forces you to realize that your work is worth sharing. The number one thing we hear from student writers is that they don’t have anything that is ready to publish yet. We get that! Sometimes you need more time to polish your work and prepare yourself to share it with the world. However, sharingContinue reading “5 Reasons to Submit Your Work”

Join the Radiate Community

Hello, writer friends! So excited to have you with us. One of the main missions of Radiate Literary Journal is to connect student writers with each other and allow them to provide feedback on each other’s writing. We’d love for you to get involved in the Radiate community. Here’s how to do that. First, followContinue reading “Join the Radiate Community”