September 30, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Poetry | Sep.03, 2020

    Peripheral Vision

    by Marelle Hipolito ’22 I knock on the door, tap tap tap, And it is opened to a glitter aura embrace. OHMYGODHI, and I am passed into a swarm of bodies. Excuse me, sorry there, as I navigate to the…

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  • Poetry | Sep.03, 2020

    I Took Myself Apart Today

    by Mariela Flores ’23 I took myself apart today. I started with my head Twisting and turning, unscrewing it from the base of my neck. A weight was lifted off my shoulders and I was lighter than I had ever…

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  • Features | Mar.06, 2020

    Two Writers One Line: “When I read the text, I scream”

      The Glass Shattered Below by Grace O’Connor ’22 When I read the text, I scream Glowing from the screen The words popping out, sucking me in As my eyes glazed over them Slowly, in disbelief, I turned off my…

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  • Poetry | Mar.05, 2020

    A Blue Bird in Providence

    by Sean Tobin ’20 I saw a blue bird, stoic on a branch in the wide based dogwood tree. He shivered there in the cold and braved the wind, as I watched at him behind smudged glass: free to fly…

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