Latest Lit

Song of Her by Pradip Dasgupta

I have forgotten the lyrics, But I want to hum the song. The song so soothing to my ears, Often my soul rests upon…

I Really Did Love Katie by Clio Wohlgenant

Watch Clio’s performance of her original piece “I Really Did Love Katie.”       You know, I actually didn’t mind being pregnant. You hear all…

Fourth Floor Frenzy by Laura Steckbeck

“Hurry, Emma! We’re running out of time!” Sharon shrieked at the young girl, no older than six years old. Her light blue dress hung…

Latest Love

Review: Exiles of Raifor by C.H. Ashton

Hey, Germs! I found out about this novel, Exiles of Raifor by C.H. Ashton, a little differently than I usually do.  Soldelbarra on tumblr sent…

Germ Beauty Picks: April

Hey, Germies, here are my April beauty picks just for you!         E.L.F. Make-up Mist & Set This mist is how…

Love is a Battlefield

The bell rings, you exit the classroom, and, like the other hundreds of students, you crowd the hallway, squeezing past everyone to get to…

Latest Life

Happy Easter!

Today, whether you’re celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, stuffing your face with chocolate Easter bunnies, or spending the holiday chilling with family and friends,…

Photo by Arend Vermazeren

The World I Want

Beyond Difference — Teens in Action is a group directed by teens and aimed at reducing and ultimately eliminating social isolation in junior high…

This.Is.Not.Okay.

While surfing Huffington Post today, I came across this report and was stunned, because is said that: “Heather Hlavka, a sociologist at Marquette University, analyzed…

New Places

Day 113

  Russ Kaus takes springing into action totally seriously.  Don’t try this at home, Germies, without lots of bubble wrap!

Day 112

  Zindy from Denmark created this lovely drawing to illustrate the revival and hope that spring brings.  See more of her work in her…

Day 111

Olivia wise was only 16 when she died of cancer in November of last year.  Her dream was to be a recording artist, and…

Day 110

Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.  ~S.D. Gordon Happy Easter from GERM magazine!