December 15, 2019

Posts from "Christmas"

  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Letters to Santa

    Dear Santa, I don’t really know if this is in your jurisdiction, but I don’t know who else to ask. The city won’t listen to me, even though I have sent at least six letters (studies show that’s usually the…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    It’s a Wonderful Night

    by Erin Venuti ’20 Her last Christmas season here. The first one was exciting. Although they’d had an entire Thanksgiving break to get ready, it seemed that the campus had transformed itself overnight. Each day, Kate discovered something new—another Christmas…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    How I Found Your Christmas Gift

    by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 I found myself shopping for you in Barnes and Noble, of all places. I never realized a bookstore could be such a shit show, but hey, I guess it’s Christmas Eve. I’ve never been much of…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Christmas Songs to Help You Weather the Cold

    by Sam Ward ’21 Take what joy these tidings give and gift them back to all who live! Fear and hunger can be adjured next summer; the joy we share must last all winter. For frostbitten souls: “The season is…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Warmth, Light, and Hope

    by Grace O’Connor ’22 The warm light filled the room as the fire crackled Sweet sound of music brought smiles to the faces The smell of cookies floated through the air Darkness and powder snow surrounded the house She laid…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Christmas on 30 Laurie Lane

    by Elizabeth McGinn ’21 Snow-roofed colonial revivals, nearly identical except for the colors; candles aglow in each window, welcoming wreaths on the door, twinkling lights hidden in the shrubbery. Walk inside any and there’s a familiar scene; a family gathered…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    There is a Lily kneeling

    by Sean Tobin ’20 Behold a lily kneeling, At stable’s cribside stays; With beauteous music peeling, His Child God, he will praise Long after winter days; And for his sons he pledges His help and love always. That light that…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Snowed in for the Holidays

    by Sam Pellman ’20 “I’ll never make it home!” she sighed. The schedule just changed from a two-hour delay to now four. The snow was falling hard at home. She looked at the TVs where the runways in NY were…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Holiday Haikus

      Snow twirls and dances Lights twinkle in the night sky Santa’s beard glows white by Gabriela Baron ’20   Christmas: the smells of pine trees, nativities, old issue paper. Home. by Clara Howard ’20   A cosmic feeling Not…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Friartire: Beware the Fruit Cakes! (And other Holiday Treats)

    by Lil Elf ’21 It’s that time of year again.  There is an unquantifiable amount of glorious aromas emitting from the oven (or maybe it’s just a candle).  With the Christmas season inevitably comes the Christmas goodies.  However, some people…

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