September 27, 2020

Posts from "Poetry"

  • Poetry | Sep.17, 2020

    Cómo Se Dice

    by Mariela Flores ’23 Today my Spanish was more broken than my English. The words did not fit in my mouth. Between every attempt was the phrase cómo se dice.   The two oceans inside me clashed, two lives being forced…

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  • Features | Sep.17, 2020

    Friartire : Wish You Were Here: Separation Struggles for Desks and Chairs Everywhere

    by Lil Wit ’21 The only thing worse than getting picked last for the kickball team in your middle school gym class is being picked to be a blocked-off seat in classrooms during the pandemic. Accommodations for physical distancing have…

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  • Features | Sep.17, 2020

    Listomania : New PC Intramural Sports

    Cleaning your apartment or dorm  Socially distanced three-legged race The Masked Singer  Going up stairs in a mask People-dodging  No-touch football  Screen time olympics  Best COVID-19 test swabber Guess who’s behind the mask  Looking presentable from the waist up on…

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  • Features | Sep.17, 2020

    Tiff and Earl

    Dear Tiff and Earl, I passed gas on my Zoom call and my video went on speaker view. How do I recover? Sincerely, Mortified Morty   Dear Mortified Morty,  There’s no way to reverse engineer the damage that has been…

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  • Poetry | Sep.17, 2020

    The Etiquette of Regret

    by Sam Ward ’21 One misstep now I’m missing time. My sun just rose but I’m losing light? That pie is  halfway done and under baked, I’m overwhelmed? What’s the answer if I question myself? The force that animates life…

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  • Portfolio | Sep.17, 2020

    Found

    by Kate Ward ’23 As he took in the city view from the 20th floor of his apartment building, the lights flickered and dimmed. Methodically, as if there was someone going through a circuit breaker, each building went from a…

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  • Poetry | Sep.17, 2020

    Sterile Relief

    by Grace O’Connor ’22   Bubbles stand still in time, dancing through the pressure of the push on the plastic The liquid distorts the image in front as it pushes against the molded bottle The only release is the tiny…

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  • Poetry | Sep.17, 2020

    Forever and Everyday

    by Marelle Hipolito ’22 I have heard the story, almost two decades old Where were you when it happened, who did you call? Moment of silence every year on this day Eight forty-six, bow your head and pray  Gray clouds…

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  • Poetry | Sep.03, 2020

    Promise

    by Sarah Kirchner ’21 There was once the promise of forever— A passionate forever of warmth. Warmth that made everything feel right, Yet nothing felt right anymore. You kept me afloat in the lakes of your eyes, Those green lakes…

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  • Poetry | Sep.03, 2020

    The Start

    by Sarah Heavren ’21 Some mornings we really dread Having to roll out of bed. The day is not as exciting As the covers are inviting. When the water is too cold We feel anything but bold. It’s easy to…

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