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The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

My Existence

Izma Khan February 9, 2024

Exist, persist, resist, insist, Why assume I seek your favor? Your opinions, a fleeting flavor, In a dystopia of wine, you persist, Reality calls, a beauty untold, Beyond the vineyards, where pleasures...

Dreading Affection

Izma Khan February 9, 2024

In a blink of an eye Reluctantly yet invisibly  Was it that a phantom’s touch consumed me? My body couldn’t take it anymore The cold sweat tickled down my wretched face “We don’t have to...

Deluded until Death

Alishbaa Karim February 9, 2024

Life is merely a delusion, a test for your actions. The results will show up after death, when there is an absence of life And thus, An absence of delusion. Your death will be the truest, most visceral...

Corpse in The Kitchen

Izma Khan February 9, 2024

I want to bury myself  in the kitchen. The merry laborers  that get eaten  are not always sad. The love that room breeds. Time was acting  like a narcissist  when it was invited,           now...

A Feeling

Amina Irfanullah February 9, 2024

I don’t think I’ll ever feel the same I did before.   Even red HOT flames could not make me sense a thing, Even the cool blue freeze of the Arctic couldn’t make me feel my heart, Beating Beating Beating A  ...

The One Who Stood Out

Amina Irfanullah November 29, 2023

Oh, dear, you really should have been a wallflower You really should have blended in You really should have closed your petals and screwed yourself into a bud.  Now you've grown too big Too big for...

Hey, Little Butterfly

Amina Irfanullah November 29, 2023

Hey, little butterfly,  How does it feel way up in the sky?  How does it feel to fly?  Hey, little butterfly,  How does it feel To make every head turn your way Every time you sway?  Hey, little...

Losing Yourself

Alishbaa Karim November 29, 2023

Why are you running from yourself? Do you feel inadequate? You’re just chasing your own tail.  In this age of materialism, taking care of yourself has become ever more present Yet, You continue...

Charles Dickens, First Marriage

Izma Khan November 29, 2023

It’s ten days before winter. I will promise this love upon you no matter what. I’m staying outside for you. Not only that, but I will love you; the cold, lonely, breezy, and quivery winds hideous...

Homecoming Crossword

Amelia Buhle, Creative Corner Editor September 18, 2023

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Amelia Buehle, Illustrator November 16, 2022

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Art

Amelia Buehle, Illustrator November 16, 2022

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