The silence in the air is painful
When will we be rescued?
Where is the ship?
My dream of rescue is falling like the violent
crash of the waves against the rocks
This isolation is infinite
The division of the hopefuls and the
Thinkers is greater than ever
Avalee is a freshman and has pink hair. She is 14 years old and is the youngest in the school. She wrote this poem in English class about Lord of the Flies. She didn’t know this poem was submitted to the arts journal but she is flattered it got chosen.