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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Not Another Hero

Not Another Hero

Elanor Fugate October 13, 2022

How many heroes dye their hair with the blood of the villains who wound them? And how many heroes brush their teeth with the spit in the faces of problems? The world doesn’t need another...

Me, Myself, and I

Me, Myself, and I

Jalen Lindh November 16, 2021

Do I have to suffer for the way I am? I’m crumbling like a sand castle, damn. I thought I held my up my walls, strong and tall, When in reality, they’ll easily just fall. What’s the pointing...

Tyler Jungbauer

bicycle wheel

Tyler Jungbauer January 10, 2018

a bicycle wheel spins and the world trundles along a newborn crosses the stage and takes the glossy diploma with a tiny paw and a stunted giggle; the applause is deafening, a sea of diamond cheers...

Tyler Jungbauer

Industrial Salute

Tyler Jungbauer November 28, 2017

Watch here, O silent observer, as the businessman        stumbles and limps, a walking havoc, a reeling corpse,        all of his thoughts jumbled and lost among the muddled        gaps...

Tyler Jungbauer

Diamond Skies

Tyler Jungbauer October 16, 2017

Trouble seeks the tired heart         abashed with red hands, —         a seething beast, bleeding! —         rampant under diamond skies.         Atop the empty...

Tyler Jungbauer

a glimpse

Tyler Jungbauer September 21, 2017

O the wings              of day       beat against              the gray waves,        and I fall into thirsty night​

Tyler Jungbauer

Tiresias at the Bridge

Tyler Jungbauer September 19, 2017

I see you there at the end         of the bridge, you so short.              Your eyes pierce my chest         like mirrors, and I feel the pain         with Present’s kiss, again...

Boys Will Be Boys

Boys Will Be Boys

Téa Santos September 13, 2017

Boys will be boys And girls will forever be competing Against the world Against each other Against themselves After a lifetime of being against everyone Women begin to band together And fight for...

Tyler Jungbauer

a starved image

Tyler Jungbauer August 25, 2017

tortured skies filled with broken windows lacking eyes; — someone told me I bleed a lot through my fingers, and so the rain falls in tortuous ribbons shackling a horizon made out of bones and...

Tyler Jungbauer

A Verse

Tyler Jungbauer July 2, 2017

with these words         I become god         and timid creator:         I bleed many tears         and many smiles         into the soft         tissues of this    ...

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