Stories I Loved: "Homecoming" Challenge Winners and Runners-Up
We recently wrapped up our Vocal+ exclusive Homecoming Challenge. The prompt was simple: Submit a poem telling us what home means to you.
Kicking Rocks with Mom
Aside from the stuff I might have forgotten, I remember everything from kindergarten to second grade. Most of all, I remember the dread that’d last from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning; until I’d eventually forget the weekend happened. The 7am air of Monday school mornings made my organs tremble. It sounds dramatic, and it felt dramatic. I remember wondering how everyone was acting so normal. My wondering would fade along with the weekend, and before long it was Tuesday.
Five of My Favorite Listicles on Vocal
Ahh, yes, sure—the "listicle." What is a listicle exactly? Well, plainly, a listicle is a list that's been expanded with supplemental copy assigned to each listed item. Though, such a literal definition does very little to explain the true, modern utility of the increasingly popular way of thought organization.
8 Chubby Pockets / Everything Between and Surrounding / The Life of a Sailor
8 Chubby Pockets At some point in time... we decided to get lost • Led North by an airplane, our interpretation was direction
- Created with: Lull
How Getting a Lull Mattress Improved My Quarantine Experience
Getting a Lull Mattress changed my life. No, really, it did! I would never have believed that ditching my old mattress would help me get rid of my back pain and start working out again (especially during COVID-19 quarantine), but it did. Here’s my story…
Interest In The Grass
...and that’s when I first saw you Let in from the back room you’ve been hiding in all your life All 12 weeks You hugged Jess and that was it
“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savor) the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”