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Alone in his thoughts. Sometimes sitting and thinking of things in black and white can be helpful.

Alone in his thoughts. Sometimes sitting and thinking of things in black and white can be helpful.

Kyle Gehman

Kyle Gehman

Alone in his thoughts. Sometimes sitting and thinking of things in black and white can be helpful.

Original poems by Austin Graham

Once there was a boy.
His body existed in our world,
But he lived on his own within his mind.

This was the world he truly existed in.

One where he could speak freely,
And without judgement.

One where he could enter the depths of his imagination.

He could dream forever and think
Deeper than the Atlantic Ocean.

One where he could completely be himself.

Sometimes it was a happy place,
Sometimes it was not.

Thank God that he was the only one with access to it.

If others saw it, what would they think?
Would they consider him a genius or a maniac?

He tried to let other people see it,
But they always had similar reactions,
Reactions of misunderstanding or non-comprehension.

Sometimes they just had no reaction.

So this boy lives on his own
Within the world inside of his mind.

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Austin Graham, Assistant Editor

My name is Austin Graham and this is my third year to be on the staff of The Roar and my second year as the Assistant Editor. I love dogs more than anything in the entire world and also Cane’s which is where I work(I kinda hate it too though, it’s complicated). I am also part of the Advanced Theatre class and take part in the mainstage plays that our troupe does. I’m excited to teach people new things and to help everyone along the way!

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Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

Hey! My name’s Kyle and this is my third year on staff and second year as Editor-In-Chief! I love photojournalism and being able to write for y’all another year. I’m currently an IB Diploma student *sighs* and I also play club soccer for Lonestar Academy. I hope you have another great year reading our content.

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