The Arapahoe Pinnacle

Writing center tutor Alejandro Lucero reads

ACC Faculty Reading and Teaching

February 19, 2020

Not very often do professors get to publicly share some of their body of work to their students. The annual Faculty and staff open mic allowed the staff...

Jon Kelly Yenser with his book,

Finding Poetry in Life with Jon Kelly Yenser

October 15, 2019

"Poems are not always meant to be understood," Andrea Mason quoted before introducing the day's featured speaker. Jon Kelly Yenser, a poet, was at Arapahoe...

Through the Lens

October 5, 2017

Poet Eryc Olivas Ordonez reading his original work at Cafe Cultura Hip Hop, Poetry, Spoken Word workshop on October 3rd. The event was co-sponsored by the Writer's Studio and College Diversity Inclusivity Project.

Transfiguration of a Woman

Transfiguration of a Woman

April 20, 2017

I laugh at my husband’s jokes, grab my tummy, smile raw, smile ugly just so he will do the same, our lips touch, wet, soft, all at once until we find ourselves fallen, affixed, rooted.


March 2, 2017

Afterbirth “Depression is a side effect of dying.” -John Green, The Fault in Our Stars Your Mama dies the day Baby comes home. She stands b...


Scent of Empty

December 7, 2016

Scent of Empty Driven down to the children's ward, I crawl up through the backless gown, after taking an hour to get out of my pants, and little white...

Ode to the Fountain Pen

Ode to the Fountain Pen

October 24, 2016

2016 Docket Arts & Literature Contest Winner Joni Hobbs', dazzling Ode to the Fountain Pen

Ode to a Jellyfish

Ode to a Jellyfish

October 6, 2016

Ode to a Jellyfish You, floating, as if you follow no gravity, becoming seafoam cutting through the thickest sheets of emerald and sapphire. Y...

Blank Paper

Blank Paper

September 30, 2016

                                            Blank Paper Eternal canvas, spread like ironed linen on a starched wedding night ...