BY STATEMENT STAFF
Ernest Hemingway once said, “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
BY HAILEY MIDDLEBROOK
The chorus of voices rose up, over the bushes, through the thick, wet air. / A roar.
BY PHILLIP WITTEVEEN
The ratemyprofessors.com evaluation said that [name removed] could turn a phrase, and they were right.
BY WESLEY HOLKEBOER
We’ve been together for years. You are, in a way, just a sofa, and I am mostly a raven, a doorknob, a lunatic.
BY JEAN-PIERRE SEGUIN
but there are trees
BY CAROLYN DARR
We always begin with a dance of words.
BY KARI SIMONSEN
She would sit there with her yarn in bag, needles in hand. There was a sense of joy upon sitting in that spot every day.
BY DAILY VIDEO STAFF
The Michigan Daily videographers worked with the contributing authors of the Statement Magazine's Literary Issue to produce visual counterparts to their work.
The Statement is The Michigan Daily's weekly news magazine, distributed every Wednesday during the academic year.
BY MARIA ROBINS-SOMERVILLE
A math teacher once told me that / Architects are considered geniuses / for close following of a form to it’s function
BY GILLIAN GOLDEN
EL LENGUAJE ES LA CAPACIDAD DE COMUNICAR. / (The language is the capacity of to communicate)
BY LUCY ZHAO
led to basins of water settling around the house, dry mouths from emptying ice cream, clothing changes in gray rooms.
BY CAMMIE FINCH
She was looking for her prince. You can’t stop a love like that.
BY LAUREN QUINLAN
The ship went down with its captain / as all sturdy sea ships do.