April 22, 2019

Posts from "Poetry"

  • Poetry | Feb.08, 2019

    Knots

    by Sarah Heavren ’21 My soul is twisted and tangled like a knot. There are parts that hang while other parts are taut. My emotions and feelings are a jumble. When trying to untangle, my fingers fumble. There is no…

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  • Poetry | Feb.08, 2019

    Final Score

    by Grace O’Connor ’22 I woke up wishing I was still asleep It was a cold November morning A shiver went through my body My Yankee blanket not even keeping me warm I don’t have the motivation to wake up…

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  • Features | Feb.01, 2019

    Writer’s Block: “I swore to myself that this would be the last time…”

    TWO WRITERS, ONE LINE: “I swore to myself that this would be the last time… The Last One By Erin Lucey ’20 Dan I swore to myself that this would be the last time. But as I…

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  • Poetry | Feb.01, 2019

    Red

    by Jay Willett ’20 Red is the rising temperature when I’m alone. Red isn’t a goodbye; it’s an awakening. When the dust settles and clears, and the party’s over, there’s just him. Red is the pain I’ve come to know…

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  • Poetry | Feb.01, 2019

    Self Titled Manifesto 1

    by Sam Ward ’21 I got the heaviest skull and the emptiest stomach. No heart, all construct, Sans act, more dumb luck. “When it’s Time to act, will you conquer?” More Or less a revelation from a Cowardly lion’s conscience.…

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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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  • 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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  • Christmas | Dec.08, 2018

    Christmas Poem I

    by Sam Ward ’21 Though, first and fifteenth left no guarantee, Wrapped presents with bows stuck under the tree, But the sentiment meant so much more to me. O holy Child of Bethlehem More than the Xbox or bikes you…

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  • Poetry | Nov.30, 2018

    Daddy, I Forgive You

    by Jessica Polanco ’20 Daddy I forgive you Although you’ll never get to see my daughters grow I forgive you Daddy the worst part is that you don’t know I wonder if you weren’t sick and didn’t do it would…

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  • Poetry | Nov.20, 2018

    Pizza for Breakfast

    by Sam Ward ’21 Restless nights bear peaceful mornings, A break from fear via alarm bell warnings. That’s it, rest easy. I want to take in the moment. Slip out, brush teeth, unnoticed. Sun dips through blinds like a golden…

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