April 3, 2020

Posts from "Features"

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Poetry | Feb.14, 2020

    14 Ways to Say I Love You

    by Jessica Polanco ’21 I love you. I hate you. I want to hear your voice. Shut up. Hug me. Don’t touch me. Come over. Stay away. Kiss me. Don’t kiss me. We make a good team. I’m better without…

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  • Poetry | Feb.14, 2020

    Love Limericks

    Short and Sweet by Sarah Heavren ’21 Master of the cleverest pun, You make all the boring things fun. I hope you know And that I show You’re loved by a certain someone. Staycation by Samantha Pellman ’20 What do…

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  • Poetry | Feb.14, 2020

    A Real Galentine’s Day

    by Samantha Pellman ’20 It’s a Friday night at 6 p.m. The sky is dark already The air is cold. To us it’s just a Friday night But to others it’s the most romantic day of the year. We don’t…

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