POETRY SLAM: SPRING 2018
Poets of Ventura College! On Wednesday, April 11th, the college will host its third annual Poetry Slam during the Divers..
The One Book One Campus selection for the Fall 2017–Spring 2018 academic year is Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale, a compelling and dist..
Professor Kelly Peinado
VC English V01A
10 November 2017
Tale as Old as Time
As one of our founding fathers Thomas Pa..
Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel about social conformity and the oppression of women, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” has been a controversial subject for m..
Speak with me.
Look at me.
Mushrooms fall in circles
In this bright and open field.
Come with me.
To help celebrate Halloween, The Storytellers Society of Ventura College wanted to know…what scares you the most? And in six words, you told us. ..
In today’s world, it is believed that a college degree is absolutely necessary in order to have a successful career. Charles Murray writes, “Economi..
And within seconds, he was gone.
Her tears rushed down his chest.
A painful cry filled the room.
I grabbed on to my pillow, comforting myself.
with beautiful scent, a gift
the room clothed with life
Writing down the bones
In 12th grade I was placed to retake an 11th grade English class and to someone who would worry about how they appeared to o..
The Waste Land II
Part I: The Resurrection of the Living
1978 is the year of joy, dancing
Sticks in a black abyss, bouncing