May 21, 2019

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2014

    Listomania: Pirate Pick Up Lines

    You shiver my timbers. You’ve got me hooked. Does the parrot go on this shoulder, or this shoulder? Want a tour below deck? X marks the spot on my heart. You’ve got the skeleton key to my heart. My treasure…

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  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2014

    Paradise is Where I Am – Part II: Points of Safety

    by Jose Martinez ’16 Portfolio Staff My worst decision a few weeks later was going up to a mountain. They were poor in scrap but rich in precious metals. However, only a few residents of Puentes ever got rich from…

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  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2014

    A Day in the Life

    by Justin Fernandez ’15 Asst. Portfolio Editor I wake early in the morning to the sound of the quartermaster snoring louder than a squall on the open sea. Slightly seasick and completely hungover, I reach for the rum under my…

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  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2014

    Steering Wheel

    by Emily Goodnow ’14 Portfolio Staff My fingers seep like molasses Along the leather steering wheel. In my head, I hear my father cautioning me: “Keep your hands at the 10 o’clock and 2 o’clock position.” When my father taught…

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  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2014

    Two writers, one line: “As the storm raged on around us, the wind tore a hole in the mainsail…”

    by Kiernan Dunlop ’14 Portfolio Staff As the storm raged on around us, the wind tore a hole in the mainsail. I looked around at the crew and knew instantly that I was the only one who hadn’t given up,…

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  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2014

    Storms

    by Branan Durbin ’16 Portfolio Staff Low, bright skies strewn with grey-white clouds lined the horizon endlessly. I breathed in slowly, soaking up the warm, wet air. The previous night, storms raged, tossing us about. Waves engulfed us whole. I…

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  • Portfolio | Mar.06, 2014

    Two writers, one line: “What a world we live in”

    by Austin Harney ’17 Portfolio Staff What a world we live in, where past and future are our only paradigm. A world of fleeting childhood bliss and dreams that seem so far away that we can only appreciate them now.…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.27, 2014

    Tiffany & Earl: Forgetful

    Dear Tiffany and Earl, I’m a forgetful person, and that’s led to a serious problem lately. Every time I’ve gone out the past few weeks I’ve lost something, be it my phone, my ID, or my jacket. What can I…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.27, 2014

    Listomania: Would-Be Celebrity Couples

    Michael Cera & Beyoncé Jonah Hill & Kate Upton Michael Phelps & Nikki Blonsky Taylor Swift & Psy Taylor Swift & Kanye West Kanye West & Himself Justin Timberlake & Lance Bass Hillary Clinton & Vladimir Putin Sacha Baron Cohen…

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  • Portfolio | Feb.27, 2014

    Paradise is Where I Am Part I: The Artifact

    by Jose Martinez ’16 Portfolio Staff In the colony of Puentes Helados, you’ll never know what you’ll find. Frozen to the point of no return, it’s barely recognizable from the pictures kept around the house. My family wouldn’t see fresh…

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