Hannah Van Essen

Hannah Van Essen, senior, loves creative writing in the forms of both poetry and historical fiction. Her favorite book is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, and her favorite author is C.S. Lewis. This year, Hannah is looking forward to being the editor of King Author and is anticipating a fantastic premiere!

More of Hannah Van Essen’s Work:

  • What Does Music Mean to You? - It’s a fairly simple question, but everyone answers differently. Obviously, we are all distinct, unique human beings, but what does music really mean to the individual? How can such a …
  • Music to My Ears - There were precisely 32 steps from the foot of their new apartment building to the crooked mat of suite 21b. Elizabeth and her mother had moved the third of January, …
  • can you hear me? - Silence is a language of its own But not one that many, without discipline, understand Instead–music  The great mediator [the Christ come to reconcile us all] When words fail us …
  • Music and our Minds - “When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest of times, and to the latest.” The above quote …
  • Save Me - You were the type of person to approach strangers — people of all kinds. You saw their differences and would lean into me, saying “look, darling, look how he holds …
  • Generic - “Know your own happiness.” — Jane Austen  Happiness is relative something you can’t get generic, over the counter at your local drugstore. No it’s something personal and annoying because it’s …
  • Who am I?? - Who are you?  Please, just let me see Cause I have no idea who I am  But maybe if you told me who  I could finally be   Originality, you see …
  • listen - do you hear that what listen i don’t hear anything exactly it’s air  and dust and nothingness silence humming  filling the space singing how beautiful no why not beautiful isn’t …
  • Get Organized! - I really couldn’t tell you how many times I’ve forgotten a textbook, lost an assignment, or totally misunderstood a teacher. In my three years of high school, though, I’ve managed …
  • Picture Perfect - Picture perfect, that’s what they say But upon reflection, nothing ever seems the same.  A smile here, some windswept hair, Yet the moment isn’t really there.  I don’t know why …
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