June 27, 2017

Posts from "Poetry"

  • Poetry | Apr.27, 2017

    Baby Boy

    Photo courtesy of Alamy.com Matt Farrell ’17 “I grew up on the Southside.” We first meet a young baby boy, bright-eyed, Beautiful black skin seeing the world for the first time. His parents looked at each other and knew of…

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  • Poetry | Apr.27, 2017

    Without a Muse

    Photo courtesy of Pinterest.com Christie Smith ’17   Strands of hair whipped around my face as the wind picked up. I could feel the rain as it soaked through my jacket. You were walking towards me, about to say what…

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  • Poetry | Apr.06, 2017

    Listomania: Things You Don’t Want to Find in an Easter Egg

    Razor Blades Another Easter Egg A Yolk Black Licorice Anthrax #Meng Ashes Nothing An iPod Shuffle Jehovah’s Witness Pamphlet Morning Mail Chewed-up Pen Cap Despair Broken Headphones Sodexo

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  • Poetry | Apr.06, 2017

    The Pungent Scent of Sweat!

    By Kiley McMahon ’20  

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  • Poetry | Apr.06, 2017

    To My Roommates in the Dirty AQ

    by Abby Czerniecki ’18 Portfolio Staff Thank you to my two Deranged, insistent, and kind-hearted roommates.   I can’t say you’ve done much, But what you have is worth a thank you.   Thank you for giving me a messy…

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  • Poetry | Apr.06, 2017

    Subordinate

    by Marisa Delfarno ’18 Portfolio Staff   Almost in perfect unison, they are all lined up, Postured tall and stately, regal and proud, And their trunks plumped with life. Adorned and fruitful while poised with green, While I am green…

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  • Poetry | Nov.17, 2016

    My Sense of Dignity, My Sense of Pride.

    Introducing our newest writer: Kiley McMahon ’20 Portfolio Staff I followed him home that day, The thunder striking all around me, Zeus abusing his power over the skies in every which way. We ventured off towards the cliff of the…

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  • Poetry | Nov.17, 2016

    Stu(Dying)

    by Chrsitie Smith ’17 Portfolio Staff I’m going to paint a picture, one of complete desperation. I really think it’s going to resonate with you. Imagine the moment when you’ve procrastinated so spectacularly that you must now choose between adopting…

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  • Poetry | Nov.17, 2016

    It’s Still Happening

    by Matt Farrell ’17 Portfolio Staff Movements push through closed minds, Walls put up, tear down.  For hate is easy, It takes effort to love. I’ve seen tears burst through floodgates With fear leading the brigade. I’ve seen others smug…

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  • Poetry | Nov.03, 2016

    There Was A Shadow

      by Marisa Gonzalez Portfolio Staff Hiding from the light of day In the waters that were shallow Where none would play. It waited for a friend Another shadow With a hand to lend Down where the water was shallow.…

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