A Common Thread

A Common Thread

A Common Thread is a student-run literary journal located at Valparaiso University in Indiana. Each issue features poetry, fiction and flash fiction, art, photography and comics, drama and screenplays, and creative nonfiction and flash creative nonfiction, all on a single theme. The theme for Issue #2 is“Scars.”

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Issue #2 theme: Scars

Scar noun \ skär \
1. a mark left (as in the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
2. a mark left on a stem or branch by a fallen leaf or harvested fruit
3. a mark or indentation resulting from damage or wear
4. a lasting moral or emotional injury
(dictionary.com)

Origin of scar

Middle English escare, scar, from Middle French escare scab, from Late Latin eschara, from Greek, hearth, brazier, scab. First Known Use: 14th century

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Artwork

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Confess In Hope, Chenli Ke

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Confession, Chenli Ke

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Confessions, Chenli Ke

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Hope From Confession, Chenli Ke

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Just One, Josephine M. Vaccaro-Chang

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Soul, Kevin R. Simonsen

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To Be A Thinker, Chenli Ke

Fiction

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Crossing Eden, Tre Manchester

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Kaleigh, Atticus A. Mason

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Taking the Flame, Jenny L. Maxey

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Tarred, Michelle Saint-Germain

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The Drink Beforehand, Chris Connolly

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The Missionary Game, Melissa A. Kuipers

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Withered From The Frost, Chris Connolly

Flash Fiction

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Sleep Furiously, Rich Larson

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Tuesday Morning, Karly Stilling

Non-Fiction

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A Persistant Lack Of Erotic Imagination, Joan Wulfsohn

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Honeysuckle, Hannah Cross

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Our Very Own UFO, Ken Smith

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Phone Call from the Other Side of the World, Ken Smith

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Speaking an Unashamed “I Love You”, Johnathan G. Bonner

Poetry

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Believe, Kevin G. Garrison

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Hot Today, Kristen Bird-Sheldon

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I am an INTJ, Kevin G. Garrison

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In the Well of Grace: Mission San José, Jessica A. Deckard

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Marriage Straight to Video, David Whippman

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On Days Like Today, Kelsey Mitchener

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Screen Savior, Jayne Jaudon Ferrer