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

Cover Art -- Rick Balding

Back Cover Art -- Kim Tyssa

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Olivet Nazarene University


Bourbonnais, Illinois


poetry, short stories, nonfiction, artwork, drawings


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


Table of Contents

From The Editor's Desk -- John Small

The Eyes Of A Child -- Dana Ingram

Are Disabled People Normal? -- Lisa Lehman

Premature Unsolicted Capitulation -- Theron Wilson

Westminster Abbey -- Connie Walker

I Need A Manual For This Friend -- M. Elizabeth Roose

That Bright Yellow Day -- Debbie Hickman

Does Anyone Mourn The Loss? -- Todd Forrest

Vengeful Martyr -- Ann Dorsey

Chris And Voltaire Have A Chat -- Christopher M. Jones

No Place Like Home -- Matt Barwegen

12-5-88 -- Steve Sykes

Living In Kankakee:1990 -- J. Allen Small

Love -- Rebecca Berry

The Joys Of Motherhood -- Bonnie L. Ballinger

What's The Reason For The Season, Anyway? -- Kathy Shaffer

Improvisation -- LeRoy Hathaway

Search For Serenity -- Janet Willett

The 23 & 1/2 Psalm -- Heidi Winter

The Pain Of Procrastination -- Kevin Moore

Why Me, Lord? -- Lisa Spurlock

Perfume -- Horsha Patel

My Private Window -- Ethan Reedy

The Deer -- Corey Krantz

City Sidewalks -- Brad Reedy

Fourth Floor -- Traci Augustosky

The Procrastinator's Art -- Greg Fulton

Auld Lang Syne -- Amy Gillespie

The One For Me -- Anita Lovell

Melt Or Run? -- Annette McDonald

Funny People -- Rob Hurt

The Birthday Present -- George A. Wolff

On My Observations at the River Cam: Cambridge, England -- Marvin Adams

Lisa -- Kim Tysse

L'etranger Noir -- T. L. Hooppaw

Thank You For Loving Me -- Paula Osborne

Morning Thoughts -- Monica Robbe

Embattled Youth -- John Spohn

Prose Rules -- James Tew

TYGR 1990:  The Literary Magazine of Olivet Nazarene University