Creative Writing

Two Times of the Same Story: Comparable Themes in 17th Century Poetry and 21st Century Rap Music

In the study of literature, we look to poets to communicate to us by putting the “best words in their best order,” as stated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The rhythm of poetry transcends music, and even the simple rhythm of reading poetry aloud presents a musicality without needing the help of instruments.


Elusive Perfection

This paper, Elusive Perfection, was written to fulfill an assignment in Dr. Tyler Blake’s Composition II class, MidAmerica Nazarene University. Outlining her writing history, Sarah Wacker focuses on her journey as a writer battling with the desire for perfection.


Parson of Cow Creek

Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Horace G. Cowan

"This is one of the few books of Christian fiction that weaves into the framework of a captivating plot the experience of full salvation. You will thrill with the faith, hope, and charity required of Cornelius and Martha Cadwallader in the many problems they face as they accept the pastorate on Cow Creek near Big Bend, Montana, in the days of the rugged frontier. The way the Lord uses Leonard Burroughs to lead "the parson of Cow Creek" into the experience of heart holiness will bring tears to your eyes, but leave a song in your heart.


Author, Editor, Compiler, etc.: 
Jarette Aycock

This book is a collection of poems around the theme of the role of motherhood. Poems included are: "A Tribute to Mother," "A Mother's Influence," "I Want to See My Boy," "Prisoner's Song," "Somebody Prays," "My Mother's Influence," "Tell Your Mother How Much You Love Her," "Mother Believes in You," "Mothers Build Morale," "Good-bye Son," "No Mother," "The Love of a Mother," "When Mother Prayed," "A Singing Mother," "A Hungry Heart," "Mother's Old Songs," "A Mother's Faith," "A Mother Holds On," "Preaching Before Mother," and "Mother Is Gone."

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