May 28, 2017

Posts from "Poetry"

  • Poetry | Oct.27, 2016

    Amazing Grace

    Matt Farrell ’17 Blood boils on sidewalks made from soil, Whiffs of cigarette smoke and gunpowder Inhaled. Shortness of breath An effect Of a city Dying from the inside. Young boys and girls never see angels In this real Hell.…

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  • Poetry | Oct.27, 2016

    Being Known

    Christie Smith ’17 I’m not sure how we can ever say we know someone Because it has to do with knowing and being known, The subtle difference between recognizing and understanding. Are we leaving footprints or building a house? Without…

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  • Poetry | Oct.20, 2016

    Life is a Song

    by Samantha Pellman, ’20 Portfolio Staff Life is like a song A melody in the sky An upbeat verse on a hot summer day of July. Life is like a song Over a thousand harmonies The vibrant leaves that fall…

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  • Features | Oct.20, 2016

    Haikus

    How Do I Poem? by: Joey Aiello, ’17 I have to write this But I don’t get poetry Five more syllables Jolt by: Abby Johnston, ’17 Red hand inches forth Time slows as eyes droop, thoughts drift Prof’s voice breaks…

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  • Poetry | Oct.12, 2016

    October 2nd

      by Chennah Sharpe ’17 Portfolio Staff United in Bishoftu, Ethiopia Triggered rubber bullets and tears of gas shower running people, 52 out of 2 million Deceased from the Irrecha Thanksgiving Festival Nations sign New Delhi to the Paris Treaty,…

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  • Poetry | Oct.12, 2016

    Basic Truths

    by Matt Farrell ’17 Portfolio Staff What is truth?  Is it the lack of falsehood, or can truth be what one makes it?  Without proper knowledge, truth is a label that defines anything possible.  There is knowledge not yet discovered,…

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  • Poetry | Sep.29, 2016

    Autumn Arrives

    by David Martineau ’18 Portfolio Staff Summer fades, and with it comes the cold, Green-leafed life replaced by faded brown On the boughs of trees now withered and old. The warmth of spring does lose its hold And as it…

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  • Poetry | Sep.22, 2016

    My Little Sister

    Chennah Sharpe ’17 Portfolio Staff She’s here! She’s tiny and soft Mom says “Careful!” I poke her belly play with her hair and touch her tiny toes   Mom says you’re finally here Dad says you’re my sister Mom smiles,…

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  • Poetry | Sep.15, 2016

    2016

    Matt Farrell ’17 Portfolio Staff   Monarchs with monotonous personalities Publically preach pessimism to a tee, Eyes close while the liars cry Crocodile tears. My stomach is in knots As we fight an imaginary war, all while The imagery is…

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  • Poetry | Sep.15, 2016

    Beginning

    Abby Johnston ’17 Portfolio Staff La Catedral de Santa Maria la Real la Almunda perches like a mother eagle on the cliff over Madrid, and at this time of the day its courtyard was cast in shadow from the enormous…

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