2017 Issue

A Good Man

11th Grade Jenna B. She screams, sobs, shatters. All he can do is stand there. She asks him what he was thinking, how he could do this to her, to their family. She tells him that he should’ve at least Read More ...

Gone Under

11th Grade Grand Prize Elena D.B. I peel back the left corner of the linen tablecloth and peer at the cheap wooden table, scratched and worn, hidden underneath. I am happy, at least, to be in public. Sometimes when I Read More ...

The Battle Knot

9th Grade Grade Winner Pranav M. 2:00 Death is knocking from the trapdoor above us. My skin gags at the taste of sweat and grime. Twelve feeble bodies, pressed tightly in the darkness. Such silence hangs in the underground burrow, Read More ...

Table of Contents for Bluefire 2017

Table of Contents for Bluefire 2017 Gone Under by Elena D.B. The Novelty Story by Sophia D.G. The Bucket List by Shelby G. Fireproof by Sol K. The Battle Knot by Pranav M. When the Trees Walked by Anushka G. Read More ...

The Dandelion Boy

12th grade Ashley H. I recently watched a documentary that said we all are one-third dandelions. It said some of our DNA is shared, or something, but mostly I just like the idea of weeds climbing through my veins. And Read More ...

The Cabinet

11th grade Justin S-L. Alexandra stepped back from the painting she had been studying and glanced down at the description. Trapped Boy, generated by the Nova 5. Nova five, it came alive, Alexandra involuntarily recited the snippet of nursery rhymes. Read More ...