April 5, 2020

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2020

    The Strand

    by Jay Willett ’20 When they sent me here, they didn’t expect me to survive. The atmosphere is too heavy to breathe, the water’s too thick to drink, the vegetation too poisonous. A mist of emerald encompasses the air between…

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  • Features | Mar.06, 2020

    Two Writers One Line: “When I read the text, I scream”

      The Glass Shattered Below by Grace O’Connor ’22 When I read the text, I scream Glowing from the screen The words popping out, sucking me in As my eyes glazed over them Slowly, in disbelief, I turned off my…

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  • Creative Non-Fiction | Mar.05, 2020

    After the Storm

    by Samantha Pellman ’20 I stood in front of the mess that lay before my eyes. I closed them hoping that when I opened them again, the nightmare would not be before me. But there was no use. This was…

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  • Poetry | Mar.05, 2020

    A Blue Bird in Providence

    by Sean Tobin ’20 I saw a blue bird, stoic on a branch in the wide based dogwood tree. He shivered there in the cold and braved the wind, as I watched at him behind smudged glass: free to fly…

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  • Poetry | Mar.05, 2020

    Alcatraz of Balloons

    by Jessica Polanco ’21 In Lil Rhody somewhere, There was a young girl, With her mind a bit too into romance and a spine still learning to straighten. I write things down for a living. I spend days pissed off…

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  • Creative Non-Fiction | Mar.05, 2020

    Ever Dirty, Ever Clean

    by Erin Venuti ’20 “You are dust, and to dust you shall return.” I close my eyes, gently, as the priest slowly marks a cross in the center of my forehead, in the same spot where my index and middle…

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  • Comics and Drawings | Mar.05, 2020

    The Friar Boys Take On Gravity

    by Mark Fairchild ’20

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  • Features | Mar.05, 2020

    Listomania: How to win The Bachelor/Bachelorette

    Woo the producers/Chris Harrison Sabotage the other contestants by putting a metric ton of garlic in their food Pull a power move and propose to the Bachelor/Bachelorette Replace all the girls’ makeup with clown makeup Rig the rose ceremony Make…

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  • Features | Mar.05, 2020

    Tiff and Earl

    Dear Tiff and Earl, March 6 is Dentist Appreciation Day, and I want to thank my dentist for all the pain, tears, and clean gums that she has given me. What can I give her to represent the complex and…

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  • Poetry | Feb.27, 2020

    The Simple Truth

    by Grace O’Connor ’22 Large crowds always made her head spin She could never hear herself think which is why She preferred to be alone, hear her own thoughts Flood in her head like a much-needed drug Silence is what…

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