August 20, 2019

Posts from "Portfolio"

  • Portfolio | Jan.24, 2019

    The Turn of the Prey

    by Sarah Kirchner ’21 The wind whistled through my ears as I sprinted down the empty street. I was running faster than I had ever run before. My improvement wasn’t from practice, though. I was running from something, and that…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.24, 2019

    The Marsh

    by Julia Zygiel ’19 The townspeople of Emsworth hide their secrets in the marsh. Signs line the singular road which snakes around it, warning against entrance and to beware the almost ever present fog. On sweaty summer nights and cool…

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  • Poetry | Jan.24, 2019

    What We Start With

    by Jay Willett ’20 We start with it, or better, among it. Born into a world—it was waiting to catch us. Some of us got the pleasure of being raised along it. We never understood it then. Not until we…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.24, 2019

    The Reincarnation of George Washington

    by Connor Zimmerman ’20 “Vreeeeeeooooww…BOOM!” The dust stings my eyes as it falls from the ceiling above. Eyes that were once green have become perpetually red, but that is what happens when you’ve spent the last six years in a…

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  • Creative Non-Fiction | Jan.18, 2019

    D.A.R.T & Yards

    by Jay Willett ’20 “No legs up-50 euro fine.” The text enraged me as I promptly took my seat on the pea green cushion. Defeated, I took a breath and in the bat of an eye, we arrived at Tara…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.18, 2019

    Patriarchy and Matriarchy

    by Julia Zygiel ’19 “Yeah,” aunt Amelia interjects, her folded arms bouncing to secure attention. “He used to go to the neighbor’s dressed up as Santa and get absolutely shitfaced. He’d come home singing and swearing,” she laughs, a hand…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.18, 2019

    Damaged

    by Connor Zimmerman ’20 What does it take to be broken? Knowing that there is something wrong within yourself, something that just isn’t right. You don’t hide it, no you wear it on your sleeve as an omen. To warn…

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  • Portfolio | Jan.18, 2019

    Harmless Arsonist

    by Dawyn Henriquez ’19 Of those already called back to the air I am the one that can’t burn. When I was six, I set things aflame in the kitchen sink when mom wasn’t home. The skins of napkins crinkled,…

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  • Poetry | Jan.18, 2019

    Fading Love

    by Sarah Kirchner ’21 He was filled with questions of “What if?” Instead of “How are you?” And so whenever I asked, “Where?” He answered, “Why?” Things digressed quickly. Soon good-morning kisses switched To low gurgling grunts. He offered me…

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  • Comics and Drawings | Jan.18, 2019

    Adam and Eve

    by Mark Fairchild ’20

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