Creative Writing Corner: Life of the Universe

By Austin Graham

The Roar (Leander, Texas)

Millions of galaxies,
With unimaginable complexity
Composed beautifully and delicately.

Billions of solar systems,
Splattered with bright shining colors
And jaw-dropping supernovas.

Trillions of stars,
Much larger than ours
That shines in the sky.

Quadrillions of planets,
One of which we live on,
And you say there’s no other life?

Photo Credit: The Roar

About Grace Masback

Grace Masback, 17, aspires to give voice to the voiceless and holds the modest ambition of becoming the voice of Gen Z. Frustrated by the dearth of impactful platforms for teen journalists, she founded WANT, a news, sports, and entertainment website that aggregates the best in high school journalism from school newspapers and teen bloggers around the world (

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