January 19, 2020

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Jan.16, 2020

    It Wasn’t a Dream

      The following piece includes a discussion of sexual assault and the subsquent mental and emotional impact it may have on survivors. Discretion is advised.  by Connor Zimmerman ’20 I stand there in the corner absorbing everything around me. The…

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  • Poetry | Jan.16, 2020

    The Looff Carousel

    by Gabriela Baron ’20 I remember Mom hoisting me onto a porcelain pony: her flowery perfume swaddled me. I was strapped in safely; Mom blurred as my pony pranced. Her flowery perfume wafted through the air as the pony touched…

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  • Poetry | Jan.16, 2020

    wet sand is stuck in my hair

    by Marelle Hipolito ’22 wet sand is stuck in my hair but I’m too busy waiting for a shooting star to get it out “look, one just passed by!” I turn to you and say “love bug, did you see…

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  • Poetry | Jan.16, 2020

    Little Candle

    by Sarah Heavren ’21 There was a little candle That came into my life. And from this little candle Came a beautiful light Its flame emits a warm glow That brings light to the dark. The little flame lets me…

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  • Poetry | Jan.16, 2020

    Light Brown Blanket

    by Grace O’Connor ’22 The sun shined on his ruby fur His eyes carried the last bit of life He was in pain but at ease As he laid flat on the floor I held his paw in my hand…

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  • Poetry | Jan.16, 2020

    These Trying Times Are Stagnant.

    by Sam Ward ’21 * I conquered moon cycles, fake news, reignited lighters with no signs, nowhere to hide, huh. It’s life, it’s all surprises, we live; the vibe is priceless. But when you rewrite the mileage, you see, these…

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  • Features | Jan.16, 2020

    Listomania: Things that I learned last semester

    Mint Juul pods are illegal  I cannot responsibly manage my money (or Friar Bucks)  They lied to me on the tour about Ray Men’s basketball will never be able to hit their free throws I paid $5k for a class…

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  • Features | Jan.16, 2020

    Tiff and Earl

    Dear Tiff and Earl, I had so much down time over winter break that I started pondering the meaning of the universe and now I’m having a quarter-life crisis. I think I want to drop out of school and move…

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  • 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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