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TYGR is the student art and literary magazine for Olivet Nazarene University.

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Olivet Nazarene University


Bourbonnais, Illinois


poetry, short stories, artwork, photography, paintings, drawings


Art and Design | Creative Writing | Fiction | Graphic Design | Illustration | Nonfiction | Photography | Poetry


Table of Contents

Tim -- Jordan Mitchell

Thinking -- Jessica Hulsey

The Tea Set -- JoDee Baker

A Snapshot of Love -- Tabitha Vegh

Lipstick -- Emily Claus

God's Telescope -- Kayla Bailey

House of Love, House of Blood -- Dan Aumiller

Rough Edges -- Cirena Sifferd

These Days Are Not Our Own -- Leigh Sullan

Confessions on the Side of the Road -- Tabitha Vegh

The Race -- Katie Huffman

Untitled -- Alyssa Lytle

The Greek Door -- Jessica Hulsey

Captivity -- Amanda Bosworth

Ellington in Paris, 1958 -- Molly Franken

Candy -- Emily Claus

All I Know of Jazz -- Molly Franken

An Odd End -- Andrew Bressler

Rebecca -- Susan Fleming

I Have Been Won -- Amanda Mavichien

The Battle -- Katie Smith

Rustscape -- Jordan Mitchell

Rain Came Down -- Allison Caudle

A Hand in a Hurry -- Amber McKean

Sonnet 665 -- Dan Aumiller

Streetlights -- Alyssa Lytle

As Ashes Fall -- Jonathan Swigart

Oh, Ye of Little Faith -- Deena Drake

Vigil -- Jordan Mitchell

Let Me See -- Andrew Biggs

Smells Like Spring -- Cirena Sifferd

Pictures of a 1950’s Couple -- Amanda Mavichien

Russia -- Amanda Bosworth

Life in the Blender-- Dan Aumiller

Sparklers -- Jordan Mitchell

Tunnel [cover art] -- Alyssa Lytle

Note of Thanks from the Editors -- Emily Benson and Johnathan Swigart

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TYGR 2006:  A Magazine of Literature & Art