October 22, 2019

Posts from "Poetry"

  • Poetry | Oct.10, 2019

    Captive

    by Gabriela Baron ’20   I can’t believe that you did that to her. You wore a mask of false integrity. She was a captive, now unleashed from “sir” Yet sinking back into naiveté. The door is open, but she…

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  • Poetry | Oct.03, 2019

    The Reason

    by Connor Zimmerman ’20 A traveler without a compass. A driver without a map. A pilot without coordinates. A sailor without the night stars. My life is a journey without a destination in sight. Being pushed by a force that…

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  • Features | Oct.03, 2019

    Portfolio Alumni Submissions: What does PC mean to You?

    this place, it felt by Ariana Pasquantonio ’16 Alumna Portfolio Staff like dripping in sun on the lawn, warm bricks, like a top-bunk firework fever dream splitting through closed eyelids, just light and shadows, neat lines on canvas.   We…

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  • Poetry | Oct.03, 2019

    What If?

    by Sarah Heavren ’21 What if we listened Instead of just heard The meaning of Somebody’s words? What if we saw Instead of just looked At pictures Somebody took? What if we cared Instead of just did Whatever we Thought…

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  • Poetry | Oct.03, 2019

    What Could Have Been

    by Sarah Kirchner ’21 Looking at the stars, we thought to ourselves: The two of us could have lived different lives If only we had told each other the truth But, we were scared and we were liars. The two…

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  • Poetry | Oct.03, 2019

    Signed

    by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 Wouldn’t it be great To someday be So famous You’re signing passport books And grocery receipts Gathering a crowd Outside of the White House? Most famous place on earth They’ve traveled so far To see it…

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  • Poetry | Sep.26, 2019

    Marks on the Sole

    by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 I slide my right foot in, it catches A hole in the lining, my toe’s stuck inside “Why don’t you just put them in the trash?” I shake my head and smile, like it’s a nice…

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  • Poetry | Sep.26, 2019

    Grounded in Memory

    by Erin Venuti ’20 Every place I go, I take a rock, So, when I’m floating off, My feet will know to stay calm. In my hand, the stone warms, wakes, Remembers the spot from which it came– A shore,…

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  • Poetry | Sep.26, 2019

    Fresh, Never Frozen

    by Sarah Heavren ’21 I’m fresh, never frozen. My thoughts are not cold. They’re living and breathing, Never growing old. I’m fresh, never frozen. I want to be heard. My thoughts have some value. It’s what they deserve. I’m fresh,…

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  • Poetry | Sep.26, 2019

    Rainforest Rain

    by Gabriela Baron ’20 The sky turns a soft gray and skeleton trees breathe in life as the wind compels them to stretch out their arms. Animals in the forest scurry, smelling the imminent rain. Red cardinals take shelter in…

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