September 27, 2020

Posts from "Poetry"

  • Poetry | Jan.16, 2020

    These Trying Times Are Stagnant.

    by Sam Ward ’21 * I conquered moon cycles, fake news, reignited lighters with no signs, nowhere to hide, huh. It’s life, it’s all surprises, we live; the vibe is priceless. But when you rewrite the mileage, you see, these…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Christmas Songs to Help You Weather the Cold

    by Sam Ward ’21 Take what joy these tidings give and gift them back to all who live! Fear and hunger can be adjured next summer; the joy we share must last all winter. For frostbitten souls: “The season is…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Warmth, Light, and Hope

    by Grace O’Connor ’22 The warm light filled the room as the fire crackled Sweet sound of music brought smiles to the faces The smell of cookies floated through the air Darkness and powder snow surrounded the house She laid…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    There is a Lily kneeling

    by Sean Tobin ’20 Behold a lily kneeling, At stable’s cribside stays; With beauteous music peeling, His Child God, he will praise Long after winter days; And for his sons he pledges His help and love always. That light that…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Holiday Haikus

      Snow twirls and dances Lights twinkle in the night sky Santa’s beard glows white by Gabriela Baron ’20   Christmas: the smells of pine trees, nativities, old issue paper. Home. by Clara Howard ’20   A cosmic feeling Not…

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  • Features | Nov.21, 2019

    Life at its Best

    by Connor Christuk ’21 – Creative Writing Contest Honorable Mention How important is a moment? It all depends on if it’s your last A moment among many is not much, For a moment can only be so fast. But if…

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  • Features | Nov.21, 2019

    Private Considerations of Pronouns

    by Emma McLaughlin ’20 – Creative Writing Contest Winner Your stare menaces from across the bed as I strain, choking on my words, to answer your questions. In my silence, you make me feel disbanded, shapeless without a label. Some construction…

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  • Features | Nov.21, 2019

    The Generation of Speaking out and the Spoken Word

    by Nicole Patano ’22 – I’m an advocate of nonviolence, so I don’t want to keep beating the dead horse. Because the more we hear, the less we feel, the same we act. And we forget to react and retract. It’s…

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  • Poetry | Nov.15, 2019

    Kaleidoscope Vision

    by Sam Ward ’21 How do we propel ourselves into the unknown? Without fear. Without doubt. How, without shaking in our skin at the thought of what could go wrong, or plucking heartstrings to play hopeful songs? How do we…

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  • Poetry | Nov.15, 2019

    On a Train

    by Elizabeth McGinn ’21 Flashes whirling past, face pressed against the glass, eyes adjust to a moving landscape from a train. A glimpse at strange moments as we pass, waving adieu to the lonely buildings that remain.  Littered with flecks…

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