September 30, 2020

Posts from "Poetry"

  • 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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  • Poetry | Feb.27, 2020

    These Perishable Thoughts

    by Sam Ward ’21 The only thing I fear are these perishable thoughts. I grasp onto them like they are golden-tipped winged shoes fluttering above my halo’d mind. I clutch them close like the cross my grandfather bore around his…

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  • Creative Non-Fiction | Feb.27, 2020

    From Freshman to Freshman

    by Kate Ward ’23 Dear Kate, You’re now almost done with your freshman year of high school. It’s been a long and winding road full of trials and tribulations, but you made it through, even when you thought you wouldn’t.…

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  • Poetry | Feb.27, 2020

    alone on a pier

    by Jay Willett ’20 Moss beams teal, tides crash sloping soliloquies, withdraws, slicing bay reefs sucking out to Adrian. Slime crawls up poles, infecting, seeping, into designed drains. Concrete, salt cracks finish, a sand texture feeling by foot—barefoot. Perhaps it’s…

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  • Poetry | Feb.27, 2020

    Free Will

    by Sarah Heavren ’21 A great blessing And a great curse Choose what is best Choose what is worst. Your decision In good and bad Choose the happy Choose the sad. Follow a path Go and embark Choose what is…

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