Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
- A Moment Most Sad
. . . a hotel that stood on a block where drug dealers, drug users, and other destitute souls congregated.
As the alcohol kicks in, I start to daydream and manage mostly to ignore my father's heckling.
- Hamlet: Anti-Hero
Though Hamlet's courage is a bit more present in this scene, true heroes do not take revenge, and surely do not encourage torture or gratuitous suffering.
- Ice Cream Cone
I was excited because I thought that they might tell me someting funny, but the next thing wasn't funny at all. It was heartless.
- Parent and Child Communication
Other parents might find it helpful to remember being young and how it felt to be a wiggly, little kid.
- Sister to Sister
You are thirteen years old for crying out loud, and you shouldn't even know what some of those things are.
- The Invidious Nature of Competition
However, competition still has the ability to bring about the worst behavior in many of us.
- The Little Girl Once Called Faith
I knew what it was like growing up not knowing my mother; I didn't want to know what it was like not knowing my baby.
- The Peripheral Canal: What It Means for the Delta
The Task Force promotes a dual conveyance facility or peripheral canal . . . effectively diverting water before it enters the Delta system.
- The Tenth Muse
Sor Juana writes that men are like spoiled children who are quick to judge and who don't know what they want.
- What's So Beautiful About It?
So I'd try to educate them about how the G in my name is pronounced as an H, but that made them even more confused.